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A Best Friend for Bear

By Petr Horacek
Illustrated by Petr Horacek

A heart-warming picture book about a charming bear duo on an adventure to find a best friend.

Black Bear is feeling lonely, so he decides to look for a friend. Luckily, he meets Brown Bear, who is in the same situation! The bears decide to search for a friend together. They search everywhere, but their elusive friend is nowhere to be found. Or have they been right there all along? With stunning artwork and heart-warming text, this is a beautiful picture book from the Kate Greenaway Medal-shortlisted Petr Horácek.

  • A delightful tale about finding friends in unexpected places by award-winning picture book creator, Petr Horácek.
  • Petr Horácek is an internationally acclaimed illustrator, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal for his picture book Puffin Peter. As of December 2019, Petr has sold 4.7 million books worldwide.
  • "Petr Horácek is one funny guy, as well as a natural-born teacher and a whizz with a paintbrush. Put him down as the thinking tot’s Eric Carle." Washington Post

About the author

Petr Horácek’s bold and imaginative illustrations continue to captivate children and critics. His stories, often about loyalty and belonging, are told with an instinctive warmth and humour and are beautifully brought to life through his evocative use of colour and texture. He has won many awards around the world for classics such as Suzy Goose and A New House for Mouse and was shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 and 2018. He lives in Worcester.

ISBN: 9781406397543
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2022
Dimensions: 245 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

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