Bear Wants More

Bear Wants More

Book - 2003
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When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780689845093
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Chapman, Jane 1970-- Illustrator


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When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends. Bear finds some roots to eat, but that's not enough. He wants more! With his friends' help, he finds some berries, clover, and fish to eat, but that's not enough. Bear wants more!

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May 16, 2017

My three year old adores all of the Bear books. Perfect for his age!

DonnaN_KCMO Apr 24, 2017

Bear wakes up after his hibernation and is very hungry. Children will enjoy watching him eat so much while the other animals have to wait to eat. Readers will appreciate another Bear story by Wilson.

VaughanPLSarahN Apr 06, 2017

Great spring story with a good repetitive rhythm and lovely illustrations.

Feb 04, 2016

Fun story about Bear and how hungry he is after waking up from hibernation. His friends help out and everyone ends up full and happy.

May 27, 2015

I received this as a baby shower gift and 4 years later my kids still love reading it and Karma Wilsons other "Bear" books. Great repetition and beautiful illustrations.

May 26, 2015

SUMMARY: Bear wakes up from his winter hibernation and he is VERY hungry! He begins by eating his lawn. Then his friends one by one come along and show him another food source including berries and fish. But bear is VERY hungry and cannot seem to get full. His friends throw him a surprise party which includes yummy treats. Bear eats his fill and is finally satisfied.

ILLUSTRATIONS: As with all of the Bear books, the pictures in this book are adorable, colorful, and fun. I always love the animals' facial expressions.

REVIEW: This was a fun journey as I watched Bear try to get full. He kept trying, but the small offerings just weren't enough for this giant animal. I loved how his friends stepped in and helped him in every way possible to find enough food for Bear to get full, including making yummy treats. Of course there was nothing left for them in the end, but this is a sign of true friendship--giving all you have even if it leaves you a little bit hungry.


Nov 28, 2010

My two year old loved the repetitive catchphrase of this book, and shouts out "bear wants more!" each time. She calls it the "honeycake" book because they eat honeycakes in it. She requests this one often. I'm planning to get the rest of the "bear" books too. Bear Stays Up For Christmas is almost as good as this one, but not quite.


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