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When Wishes Come True

4.44  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Little Bear closes his eyes and wishes and wishes and wishes for his dreams to come true. But when he opens his eyes, he's still Little Bear living in the Arctic tundra. Can Mother Bear help him see that many wishes do come true? Children and adults alike will be touched by this reassuring tale of love and hope by celebrated children's book author and artist Per-Henrik Gur ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Lobster Press (first published 2009)
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Kristin Hamrock
This book taught a great lesson-to be thankful for what you have! The little bear in the book wishes for so many imaginative things that do not come true. His mother reminds him of all the things that he could wish for that come true for him every day, which makes him thankful, and then she tops it all off by letting him know that he was her wish that came true! A heartwarming book with great illustrations that would be great to read to your own child.
Dec 05, 2013 Jen rated it it was amazing
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Genre:Picture Book
Copyright: 2009
I loved this story about a cute little polar bear who left like his wishes never came true. What a great way to teach little ones that although we may not always get everything that we wish for, that in fact many of our wishes do come true. The best part was when his mamma shares her biggest wish with him. The illustrations were beautiful and the emotion of the bears was so artfully painted.
Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy)
This is one of those books that you say "Awwwww" at the end. The kind of book really young children love hearing their moms read to them and the illustrations are beautiful.
Nov 11, 2010 Huda rated it it was amazing
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Baby bear was wondering about his wishes which never come true
What does mama bear have to say about that?
Lovely ending (:
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Per-Henrik Gürth is a graphic designer and illustrator of more than a dozen children’s books, including the bestselling titles Canada 123 and ABC of Canada. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.
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