Author(s): Martin Waddell
A celebrated picture book is brought to life as a Mini Pop-Up Classic. Little Bear can't sleep. There is dark all around him in the Bear Cave. Not even Big Bear's biggest lantern can light up the darkness of the night outside. But then Big Bear finds the prefect way to reassure Little Bear and help him fall fast asleep...This timeless and well-loved story is exquisitely brought to life in a special Mini Pop-Up Classic edition, making it the perfect gift and a book to treasure, time and time again. Classic illustrations are brought to life as three-dimensional pop-ups. It is part of a new series of Mini Pop-Up Classics, all featuring distinctive foil spines making them the perfect gift edition. The Little Bear series has sold over seven million copies worldwide.
PUBLICATION APRIL 2014
"The most perfect children's book ever written." (The Sunday Times) "Wonderfully reassuring for small children. I cannot praise this picture book too highly. It will delight reader and listener alike." (The Sunday Telegraph)"
Martin Waddell is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living writers of books for children. His work includes Farmer Duck, Owl Babies and the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark, also illustrated by Barbara Firth. In 2004 he won the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. He lives in Northern Ireland. Barbara Firth won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? She illustrated over 30 picture books in her lifetime, including You and Me, Little Bear; Sleep Tight, Little Bear; Let's Go Home, Little Bear; Tom Rabbit; and the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the Dark.