Bear Feels Sick (Bear)
Autumn has come to the woods, and Bear doesn't feel well. He sniffles and sneezes. He cannot sleep. He aches all over. Worst of all, he's feeling too poorly to play with his friends.
How Bear's good friends take care of him with herbal tea and lullabies until he begins to FEEL BETTER is the heart of this loving story that will be familiar to any little one who has ever ha...more
The illustrations are done in acrylic paint. They are absolutely adorable and colorful. The facial expressions are well done. The pictures give you a warm and fuzzy feeling.
I adored this book! The rhyming was simple and ...more
This is such a sweet story about what true friendship is about.
The title says it all. Bear does feel sick for most of the book. His friends come over and comfort him as best they can. I love how much thought is put into the words on the pages. The artwork is simply stunning.
My two boys love reading about Bear and he's definitely one of our bedtime story favorites. You cannot go wrong with a Karma Wilson boo ...more
In this story, Bear gets something like the flu or a common cold and his friends are really concerned for him. I can totally see myself reading this story aloud to a group of kindergarteners or first graders. Especially during cold season, when everyone is sniffling like crazy. I would talk about how it's important to be there for your friends when they're not feeling their best. Even if that doesn't mean ...more
Who can resist a Karma Wilson "Bear" Book? I love them! My kiddos love them! I love the cadence of the stanzas and the easy rhymes that children can anticipate and read along with. ...more
Illustrator: Jane Chapman
Genre: fictional picture book
Publication Info: Margaret K. McElderry Books (2007)
Reading Level: Ages 4-8; early
Topic/Theme: friendship, illness,
Issues Addressed: taking care of someone when the become ill, strong friendships
Classroom Uses: independent reading, shared reading
Summary: Bear has become quite ill, in fact he is too sick to even play with his friends. His friends decide to become his care givers, and try to make him feel better while taki ...more
Written by Karma Wilson
Illustrated by Jane Chapman
This is a beautiful story of friendship and love. Bear gets sick and his friends take special care of him. They nurse Bear back to good health with a little tender loving care. Once Bear gets better, the tables are turned and his friends get the sniffles. Bear promises to take good care of them too.
Anyway, this is the story of sick bear whose little mamma ...more
I love this book! It is sweet. I would use this in a classroom to teach about germs and getting sick from one another.