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Contrary Bear

Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 30 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
A little girl blames her contrary behavior on her best friend, Bear. It's Bear who throws sand in the playground. It's Bear who wants a big piece of cake, not a small one. And it's Bear who certainly does not want to be quiet during naptime. After an entire day of naughtiness, the little girl realizes that Bear has gone too far . . . and her attempts to make amends result in a grateful kiss fr... More
Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages32
Publication Date05/16/1996
The Creators
About Phyllis Root (Author) : Phyllis Root is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Phyllis Root include Oliver Finds His Way, Looking for a Moose, One Duck Stuck Big Book: A Mucky Ducky Counting... more
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About Laura Cornell (Illustrator) : Laura Cornell is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Laura Cornell include Big Words for Little People, Oh, Brother... Oh, Sister! (American Gir... more
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Reader Comments
9/23/2008 Book Dads said:
A little girl’s best friend is her stuffed bear, or as her dad calls him, Contrary Bear. Contrary Bear doesn’t want to wear shoes to go outside, throws sand at playmates, won’t be quiet at naptime, and much more. But after being naughty all day and getting dad very mad, it looks like Contrar... more

tags: I recommend, discipline, behavior, parenting, dads, fathers, children's book, Phyllis Root

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