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A rather plain bear sits next to a gorgeous plush crocodile in the toy shop among all the special Christmas toys. As each waits to be chosen, Brown Bear makes his own gift to his friend.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 24th 2012 by Omnibus Books (Scholastic)
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Twinkle
Nov 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: christmas
A simple but very sweet tale of a little brown bear with “rather hard fur” whose only finery is a big red Christmas ribbon. As Christmas draws near and the other toys in the Christmas toy shop are sold one by one, Brown Bear selflessly gives his ribbon to his friend the toy crocodile. When the crocodile is finally sold, Brown Bear faces the possibility of spending Christmas all by himself….
I won’t spoil the ending but my three-year old was reading this in the car today and declared the final pag
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Linda
Dec 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: libraries and schools and childcares
I delightful Christmas story that I would love to own. The local library has it and I had to take it home again this year. Published last year 2012. A must for a cosy read round the Christmas tree. Features a plain brown bear and has a message of love.
Sara
Nov 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I thought this book was a really cute book! The pictures were really well drawn and I liked the story line too!
Brodie McGovern
A beautifully illustrated book about a brown bear who knows the spirit of Christmas. A charming story that would make a perfect addition to Christmas story telling.
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