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Eddie and the bear are back, but can it be true? Yes! They're inseparable!

Eddie’s feeling sad, and so is the bear. They both wish they
had a friend to talk to. All they have are their teddies, and teddies can’t talk. Or can they? Teddy fans, prepare! From the author-illustrator of the best-selling WHERE’S MY TEDDY? and IT’S THE BEAR! comes a third warm and funny story abou...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 4th 1998 by Candlewick (first published January 1st 1998)
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Fazeena
My friend bear is story about Eddy and a bear who feel lonely and sad as they don’t have any friends that they can talk to and spend time with. They talk to their teddies but unfortunately the teddies don’t talk back so they get very lonely. Eddy sees that the bear is upset because he does not have any friends and he has no one to talk to. Eddy pretends to be the bear and tells him not to be upset and that he can talk to him if he wants to. The bear thinks that his teddy is talking which in real...more
Shemona
‘My friend Bear’ by Jez Alborough is a great text to read to all as it entails themes of friendship and loneliness. The story consists of two main characters, one being a little boy named Eddy who owns a teddy called Freddy. Eddy is lonely and wishes he has someone to talk to as his teddy bear is just a toy who never replies. The other character is ‘Bear’ who is equally upset due to his lack of friends. Both characters come across each other in the middle of the woods and at first are quite scar...more
Amanda
I read this with Pre-K when we were talking about friendship. I loved this book! It was a last-minute pick and it worked out great.
Dani Paiz
A very cute book about a bear and a boy who befriend each other. It's written in rhyme. It's good for phonological awareness and print awareness. I'd recommend it for ages 1-5.
Adelissa
Another "I think I enjoyed this more than the kid" book. Very cute and beautifully illustrated book.
Sarah Jackson
One of the best books for engaging my young boys minds. They were cracking up during this book!
Tina Cousins
Very friendly and happy book, that will warm hearts.
Dolly
Jan 15, 2011 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: 2011, childrens, rhyming
This is a cute, rhyming story that is a good book for parents or teachers to read aloud to young children. The illustrations are adorable and colorful and the narrative has a sing-song rhythm that is soothing. We enjoyed reading this book aloud together at bedtime.
Kathy
We celebrate Teddy Bear Day at our school where students and teachers bring their favorite bears to school. I read this to my kindergarteners and they always enjoy this silly rhyming story about a little boy, a big bear and their teddy bears.
Kelci Cox-Griswold
Eddie and his teddy named Freddie meet a bear and his teddy in the woods. Eddie and the bear make friends and they are not as lonely as they used to be. This is a really cute story about friendship. I think that kids would love it.
4toots
This is the best of all Friend Bear books... the words flow so nicely and the story is truly heartwarming. We have given this book to all our fiends. Our number one book!!!
Jeanette
Another Bear book by Jez Alborough. Eddie and the bear become friends in this one. Just as fun and cute as the other books in this series.
Amber
This is a book that rhymes. I'm not a huge fan of books that rhyme. That said I did enjoy this book a bit. The illustrations are so colorful.
*^*Dany*^* Fernandez
I read it last year in gr.6. We had to go (the whole gr.6) to a kindergarden and read to them.
The books is really sweet!
Julie
I tried very hard to do different voices for the each of the characters, which the kids thought were really silly.
Tricia
Rhyming text tells the story of Eddie & Teddy, who meet a big bear in the woods and become fast friends.
Tracy
I think I like the bear books better than the duck books. There's a little more story to these.
Autumn
Soooo cute!! Highly recommend for kids of all ages. The whole series is awesome!!
Sarah
This is the sequel to "Where's My Teddy?" but doesn't have its charm or originality.
Margot Jennifer
CUTE book. Watching the delight on my child's face as we read this was bliss.
Allison
This is a very cute childrens book. My girls love it!
Inspired Kathy
Another book about Eddie and the bear. Fun books to read.
Samantha
Cute and sweet and just the way kids think.
Coree
A Family favorite!
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Jez Alborough is the author-illustrator of the picture-book charmer HUG, his first book about Bobo. He has also created many other celebrated books for children, including SOME DOGS DO — a story about a dog who can fly — and the best-selling Eddie and the Bear books: WHERE'S MY TEDDY?, IT'S THE BEAR!, and MY FRIEND BEAR. Of TALL, he says, "Bobo experiences feeling small as well as feeling tall, bu...more
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