A Book Trailer for Brother Hugo and the Bear

Author: Katy Beebe
Book: Brother Hugo and the Bear

Poor Brother Hugo can’t return his library book — the letters of St. Augustine — because, it turns out, the precious book has been devoured by a bear!

Instructed by the abbot to borrow another monastery’s copy and create a replacement, the hapless monk painstakingly crafts a new book, copying it letter by letter and line by line.

Brother Hugo and the Bear is based loosely on a note found in a twelfth-century manuscript — and largely on the creative imaginings of author Katy Beebe. Lavishly illustr…more


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