The Bear with Sticky Paws Won't Go to Bed
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The Bear with Sticky Paws Won't Go to Bed

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Lily is wide awake and doesn't want to go to sleep. "I won't lie down, I won't shut my eyes, I want to play NOW," she says. Then ding-dong! Lily's friend, the bear with sticky paws, arrives and he isn't ready for bed either. "PARTY TIME," he cries and he whisks Lily around the world for a special celebration with sticky paws everywhere! But as they celebrate, Lily becomes...more
Hardcover, 29 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Tiger Tales (first published September 1st 2009)
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Kristi Bernard
“I'm really, really busy and I'm not going to sleep!” says Lily. Her mother wants her to continue playing tomorrow but Lily just isn't ready for bed. She won't lie done, she won't shut her eyes, she simply wants to play. But, when a bear rings the door bell, Lily thinks its party time instead of bedtime.
Together Lily and the bear go on an adventure. They fly into the air on her bed over treetops and chimneys. They ride a wave and land on a beach. Bear has drinks, ice cream sundaes and sweet trea...more
Little Kid Reaction: My son did not have a strong reaction to this book. Not good, not bad. He did sit while I read the whole book.

Big Kid Reaction: This was a so-so book for me. The illustrations are fun. The bear is cute and Lily is an adorable little girl. I did not like the way the little girl spoke to her mother, though: "I won't lie down. I won't shut my eyes. I don't want to play tomorrow. I want to play NOW!" We don't speak like that in our house, and I do not wish to have these words mo...more
Lily is too busy to go to sleep, so the Bear with Sticky Paws flies her bed out the window and they go to a beach party instead.

I'm not sure what to think about this book. It seems that this is not the first book about the Bear with Sticky Paws, and I felt that he lacked a proper introduction in this book for people like me who have not read the original. There was also a weird counting section in the middle of the book that I didn't really feel fit in with the rest.

But those are minor flaws. T...more
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Clara Vulliamy began her career illustrating for newspapers and magazines, but switched to illustrating children’s books after having children of her own. She lives in England.
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