Beady Bear: With the Never-Before-Seen Story Beady's Pillow By Don Freeman Cover Image

Beady Bear: With the Never-Before-Seen Story Beady's Pillow (Paperback)

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Upon its 1954 debut, the cuddly classic Beady Bear was praised by The New York Times as the kind of book small children will delight in. Don Freeman, author of the acclaimed children's story Corduroy, recounts the whimsically illustrated tale of a wind-up toy who longs to live like a real bear. When Beady learns that bears are brave and live in caves, he resolves to give it a try ― and discovers that being real is actually about loving and being loved.
This longtime favorite is presented for the first time with its previously unpublished sequel, Beady's Pillow, another heartwarming charmer only recently discovered by the author's son. Beady's friend Thayer sets out to retrieve a pillow that the adventurous bear has lost, and when Thayer disappears into a cave and doesn't come out, Beady has a chance to prove his bravery.

About the Author

Don Freeman is known to many as the author of Corduroy and other children's books. He is also famed as a graphic artist who vividly portrayed the street life and theater world of New York City in the 1930s and '40s. He studied etching with John Sloan and frequently portrayed subjects from Broadway theater, politics, and the circus.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486797137
ISBN-10: 0486797139
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: September 16th, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English