The Very Cranky Bear

The Very Cranky Bear 1

Young Reader

by Nick Bland

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/01/2015

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RRP  $6.99 $6.80
In the Jingle Jangle Jungle on a wet and windy day, four little friends meet A VERY CRANKY BEAR. Can they cheer him up? Now in reader format perfect for beginning readers!
ISBN:
9781743622568
9781743622568
Category:
Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-01-2015
Publisher:
Scholastic Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Dimensions (mm):
190x145mm
Nick Bland

Nick Bland was born on a farm in the Australian Yarra Valley in 1973. The son of an artist and a primary school teacher, he spent his early childhood climbing haystacks and making mischief in his father's studio. When he moved to “the bush” at age 6, he discovered a wonderful new world and his creativity bloomed.

Nick always told family and friends he was going to be a cartoonist and a writer. It wasn't until 1996, when he stumbled into a bookshop job, that he finally found the medium that would bring those two loves together. Untrained, he spent the next couple of years reading every picture book that hit the shelves and began honing his style as a storyteller and illustrator.

He illustrated several readers before sending A Monster Wrote Me a Letter to Scholastic Australia in 2001. Since then, Nick has written and illustrated many, many titles, such as I Lost My Kisses and created the adorable bear that now features in a whole series of books that started with The Very Cranky Bear.

He lives in tropical Darwin, where he works as a guardian for 120 aboriginal boys who board nearby. He loves both of his jobs and hopes to combine them in the near future.

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  • The Very Cranky Bear

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    This book is awesome my grand daughter chose it and just loves it. As stated perfect for a beginner!