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Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?

By Martin Waddell
Illustrated by Barbara Firth

A celebrated picture book is brought to life as a Mini Pop-Up Classic

Little Bear can't sleep. There is dark all around him in the Bear Cave. Not even Big Bear's biggest lantern can light up the darkness of the night outside. But then Big Bear finds the prefect way to reassure Little Bear and help him fall fast asleep... This timeless and well-loved story is exquisitely brought to life in a special Mini Pop-Up Classic edition, making it the perfect gift and a book to treasure, time and time again.

  • Part of a new series of Mini Pop-Up Classics, all featuring distinctive foil spines making them the perfect gift edition.
  • The Little Bear series has sold over seven million copies worldwide.
  • "The most perfect children s book ever written." - The Sunday Times

About the author

Martin Waddell is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living writers of books for children. His work includes Farmer Duck, Owl Babies and the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark, also illustrated by Barbara Firth. In 2004 he won the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. He lives in Northern Ireland.

About the illustrator

Barbara Firth won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? She illustrated over 30 picture books in her lifetime, including You and Me, Little Bear; Sleep Tight, Little Bear; Let's Go Home, Little Bear; Tom Rabbit; and the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark.

Awards

1988: Children's Book Award

Children's Book Award - Shortlisted

1988: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Winner

1988: Kurt Maschler Award

Kurt Maschler Award - Shortlisted

1988: Nestle Children's Book Prize/Nestle Smarties Book Prize

Nestle Smarties Book Prize - Winner

ISBN: 9781406352849
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Dimensions: 140 x 170mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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