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Title:
A kiss for Little Bear
Author:
Minarik, Else Holmelund.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[New York?] : HarperCollinsPublishers, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Little Bear's thank-you kiss from grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals and greatly aids the skunks' romance.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
100 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.4 0.5 5520.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.3 1 Quiz: 06532 Guided reading level: H.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780060242992

9780060242985
Format :
Book

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Summary

Grandmother likes Little Bear's picture so much she sends him a thank you kiss. "Will you take it to him, Hen?" she says. Hen passes the kiss to Frog who passes it to Cat who passes it to Little Skunk until Hen decides there is too much kissing -- and finally gives the kiss to the Little Bear.


Author Notes

Else Holmelund Minarik was born in Denmark on September 13, 1920. When she was four years old, she immigrated to the United States with her family. She received a B.A. from Queens College in 1942. She worked as reporter for the Daily Sentinel before becoming a first grade teacher and recognized the need for children's books with simple words. Her first book, Little Bear, was published in 1957 with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. She wrote over 40 children's books during her lifetime including No Fighting, No Biting!, Little Bear's Visit, The Little Giant Girl and the Elf Boy, A Kiss for Little Bear, Percy and the Five Houses, and Little Bear and the Marco Polo. She died of complications from a recent heart attack on July 12, 2012 at the age of 91.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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