A stunning board book introduces very young children to the yearly cycle of the lives of bears. Spring summer fall/All day long/Bears grow big/Bears grow strong. But in the fall/When leaves turn red/Bears know soon/lt's time for bed. in their cave/Warm and deep/Winter is time for bears to sleep. David Martin's lilting read aloud text combines with exquisite pictures to make a perfect board book, with subject matter about the natural world that will intrigue even the very youngest reader.
David Martin is the author of many picture books and easy-to-read books. He lives in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. For many years he and his wife and daughter lived in a house in the woods that he built himself; there he was able to observe the natural world at first hand. Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher have illustrated more than fifty books together. They are enormously versatile artists who enjoy finding the perfect style for a variety of texts. They live in California.