Bear is a Bear


Author: Jonathan Stutzman


Illustrator: Dan Santat



A gorgeous gift book and standout new classic about the enduring love between a little girl and her childhood friend, Bear, from popular author Jonathan Stutzman and Caldecott Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Dan Santat.

Bear is . . . a new friend, a fellow mischief-maker, a protector, and a dreamer.

Through all the many ups and downs of a little girl’s childhood, Bear is there to provide love and support. Until it is time to say goodbye . . .and then hello again.

Bear is a Bear is a tender and surprising tribute to the beloved companions of our childhoods.