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Lily and the Bears
Deciding she wants to be something big and brave rather than just a child, Lily spends her days dressed in a bear suit, but a mistake at the zoo causes her to regret her choice.
Hardcover, 25 pages
Published April 25th 1991 by Houghton Mifflin
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Lily is a little girl who wishes to be a bear so she dresses in a bear suit every day - much to her family's dismay. Then one day on a trip to the zoo she's left behind and a zoo keeper with poor eyesight mistakes her for a real bear and locks her up in the bear cage. The real bears spot the imposter right away - "real bears don't have zippers!" They frighten Lily so badly before she is let out of the cage that she stops wanting to be a bear..... I like the artwork and the story is good. ...more