Cover image for The bear's sea escape / Benjamin Chaud.
The bear's sea escape / Benjamin Chaud.
Publication Information:
San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books LLC, [2014]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 37 cm
General Note:
Translation of: Coquillages et petit ours.

Originally published as: Coquillages et petit ours. Paris : Hélium, 2012.
Still looking for a place to hibernate, Papa Bear follows Baby Bear to a cruise ship, and winds up on a tropical island.


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More adventures await The Bear's Song's Little Bear and Papa Bear. When the bears seek warmth from their chilly perch atop the Paris Opera House, Little Bear is mistaken for a toy bear and whisked away . . . to a tropical island Papa Bear sets out on a frenzied journey to find Little Bear, traveling to a bustling wharf, beneath a sea brimming with coral and mermaids, onto a busy beach, and all the way to a sun-drenched island. As in The Bear's Song, Little Bear is featured in every spread. Will Papa Bear--and the reader--find him? Children and parents alike will savor Chaud's lush, detail-rich illustrations and the sweet story as well as the book's bonus seek-and-find elements.

Author Notes

Benjamin Chaud is the author and illustrator of The Bear's Song and he is the illustrator of I Didn't Do My Homework Because... . He lives in the South of France.

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Publisher's Weekly Review

Chaud reprises the formula of his acclaimed The Bear's Song with Papa Bear searching high and low for Little Bear, who's gone astray. After the bears try to hibernate at a busy shopping emporium, Little Bear and a new human friend make their way to a train and a ship, with Papa in pursuit. Readers can search along with him, trying to spot the bears amid the delightful bustle of city streets, crowded beaches, and a multipage conga line. It's like a wonderfully Gallic cousin to Where's Waldo?, and don't think that Chaud doesn't know it-there's a familiar-looking fellow in a striped hat and glasses tucked away in a crowded traffic scene. Ages 3-5. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.