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A Bear Sat on My Porch Today

A Bear Sat on My Porch Today


By Jane Yolen, Illustrated by Rilla Alexander


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What to do if a rather insistent bear squats on your porch today? Followed in short order by a shaggy squirrel, a spraying skunk, a playful possum, and a bevy of forest critters large and small? This hilarious cumulative tale of reluctant hospitality and generous inclusivity will leave readers chanting, "OKAY. OKAY! YOU CAN STAY." But watch out! That porch is starting to sway. . . .

Jane Yolen's uproarious chant-aloud story is brought to life by Rilla Alexander's dazzling retro-hip illustrations in an exuberant collaboration sure to take its place alongside such cumulative classics as This is the House that Jack Built and There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.

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Pages: 36 pp;
Age Range: 2 - 5 years
Format: Hardcover
Publication: January 2018
ISBN: 9781452102498
Jane Yolen (hailed as the "Aesop of the twentieth century") has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

Rilla Alexander is the creator of many children's books. A bear has never, to her knowledge, sat on her porch. Rilla lives in Portland, Oregon.

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