Children's Book Week / Dear Polar Bear

Happy Children's Book Week!  

Since I just found out that this week is Children's Book Week, I thought I should highlight a few things.  First of all, if you have not yet had the opportunity, pop over and check out my friend Ellen's blog - A Present Opened Again and Again - which is all about awesome children's books!  She's part of the reason I got into book blogging AND she has a great giveaway going on right now for the book Shiloh

Next, I want to spotlight a really fun kids' book that is sitting on my bookshelf.  Dear Polar Bear by Barry Ablett is a book that my husband picked up at a Scholastic Book Fair last year.  I've always loved pop-up books (and polar bears!) and this one follows the story of a lonely polar bear writing letters to all of his bear friends around the world.  Each letter - and the gifts that his friends send to him - features something to pull out, open up or pop out of the pages of the story.  The illustrations are adorable and the story teaches a little geography and natural science while also being cute and entertaining.  Great as a gift book and wonderful as a read aloud, Dear Polar Bear is a definite winner!

2 Response to "Children's Book Week / Dear Polar Bear"

  1. Ellen aka Ellie says:
    May 11, 2010 at 6:13 AM

    I just found out it's Children's Book Week too, thanks to you!

    So cute that Tony buys you kids' books. Love that!

    And thank you for shouting about about my blog, but yours is better, deeper and richer. I love it.

  2. lisa :) says:
    May 11, 2010 at 11:52 AM

    Tony knows I love books of any kind! :)

    And none of this "better" stuff. Your blog is equally awesome and the giveaways rock!

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