There’s a Bear on My Chair

Publisher: Nosy Crow

Mouse is not too happy right now: there is a bear on Mouse’s chair! He’s quite a big bear, after all, and it’s quite a small chair, so there really isn’t room to spare, or to share! Can Mouse find a way to get this bear off the chair? Mouse tries nudging, glaring, bribing, and even scaring, but Bear is very relaxed and comfortable in the chair and seems to be completely oblivious to Mouse’s increasing frustration. What will Mouse do next?

This rhyming story is very simply and effectively told with a balance of straightforward language and some stretch words and fun describing words. It’s all from the Mouse’s perspective, but the expressions of the Bear tell their own separate story… A fun book to read and share, that also offers a lot to talk about, from what’s going on in the pictures to the Mouse’s frustration with the bear – and the funny twist at the end!

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