Meet Bear in the beloved book that started it all -- now in bilingual English and French! Ignite the love of reading with this first entry to the Bear series that has delighted children for 20 years. Rhyme, repetition, counting and a two-page spread recapping the shapes and colors all reinforce educational building blocks.
Age Range:Ages 2-6 years
Awards & Accolades
"An engaging, brightly colored matching game for storytimes or for teaching concepts" — School Library Journal
"Bold graphics with bright colors and eye-zapping patterns will draw children to this picture book of shapes" — Booklist
"Circles, rectangles, triangles and other shapes are cleverly combined with rhyming text... Best of all, kids will have fun while they're learning" — New York Daily News
About the Contributors
Written by - Stella Blackstone
Award-winning author Stella Blackstone has written many of Barefoot's best-selling titles, including the Bear series and the Cleo the Cat series. She has been writing for children for over twenty years. Stella lives in Somerset, UK.
Illustrated by - Debbie Harter
Debbie Harter has illustrated over 20 books for Barefoot, including the beloved Bear series. As a child, Debbie would "lose herself in books (as long as they had pictures)" and hopes to continue doing so until she's very old. She lives in Cornwall, England.