Time to Read book pack 2017: all about The Bumblebear

Have you heard the buzz? This funny and fantastic picture book was given out for free to every Reception child in England in 2017. 

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Read about the free book for 2018

Read along with Nadia Shireen

Watch this class getting their book pack in 2017

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Fun activities to try

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The Bumblebear

Author: Nadia Shireen

Norman the bear loves honey, so he thinks up an ingenious plan to get his paws on as much as he can eat - by enrolling at Bee School! An endearing tale about friendship and loyalty.

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