A Christmas for Bear

By Bonny Becker
Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Bear had never had a real Christmas... Clearly, the most important thing was pickles.

Get ready for Christmas and the best kind of surprises as grumpy Bear and eager Mouse return in a funny tale full of festive cheer and friendship. One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. “Merry Christmas!” cries Mouse, who has arrived for a Christmas party. Bear has never had one before, but he’s certain that pickles are essential, along with the reading of a long and difficult poem. The problem is, whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with treats, Mouse has vanished – only to be found, small and grey and guilty-eyed, scurrying under the bed or searching the cupboard. Will there be a present for Mouse? Even just a tiny one?

  • The sixth instalment in the beloved Bear and Mouse series, which has sold 850K+ copies and been translated into 13 languages worldwide.
  • Brings the series full circle with many clever allusions to the first book, A Visitor for Bear, that long-time fans will be delighted to discover.
  • The loveable grump Bear and his ever enthusiastic friend Mouse celebrate Christmas in signature style, with tons of humour and lots of heart.

About the author

Bonny Becker is the author of several books about Bear and Mouse, including the New York Times bestseller A Visitor for Bear. She is also the author of a number of other award-winning titles, both picture books and middle-grade novels. She lives in Seattle, USA. Find Bonny online at and on Twitter as @bonnybecker33. Kady MacDonald Denton is the illustrator of many books for children, including the Bear and Mouse books, as well as Two Homes, written by Claire Masurel. Kady MacDonald Denton lives in Ontario, USA. Find Kady online at

ISBN: 9781406379730
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2018
Dimensions: 270 x 235mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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