Dog and Bear; Three to Get Ready


Written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

A Neal Porter Book/Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan/August 2009

(from inside flap)
Dog and Bear are back in three spanking new stories about a troublesome bucket, a very bouncy bed, and a lost sock monkey.  All are sure to push your giggle button and touch your heart.

CCBC Choices Best Book of 2009

-starred review/Kirkus Reviews
“Wonderful as ever… The pacing is perfect… Seeger continues to set a high standard for picture books.  Superb.“

-School Library Journal
“This pitch-perfect addition to the much-honored annals of impetuous Dog and careful Bear’s friendship will find a ready and delighted audience… Joyfully distilled in minimal dialogue and Seeger’s trademark use of bright, bold color… Listeners, emerging readers, children have a treat in store.“

-Publishers Weekly
“The simple expressiveness of the friends’ mutual concern and Seeger’s inventive use of time and physical space adds to the duo’s magnetism.”

-Horn Book
“Fresh and surprising… Super special.”