Full of funny mix-ups and comic misunderstandings, as well as genuine warmth and affection, these four stories are the start of an irresistibly charming new chapter book series from award-winning creator Jarvis.
"These wittily illustrated stories of mishaps, hurt feelings, fondness and friendship have a transporting quality, ideal for 5+." Guardian
Bear and Bird are best friends! And while they don’t always understand each other, they both agree: all they want is to make the other happy. So, when Bear forgets to pack for a picnic (but pretends that he didn’t), Bird doesn’t let on that she knew all along. And when Bird discovers that Bear has more of a certain talent than she does, well, Bear finds a touching way to make her feel better...
Jarvis is the author-illustrator of Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth; Tropical Terry; Follow Me, Flo!, The Boy with Flowers in His Hair and Thank You, as well as the illustrator of Pick a Pine Tree, Pick a Pumpkin and Pick a Perfect Egg, all written by Patricia Toht. Bear and Bird: The Picnic and Other Stories is Jarvis’s first chapter book. An animator who has worked as a record jacket designer and an animation director, follow him on Twitter as @heyimjarvis and on Instagram as @booksbyjarvis.