Author(s): Shirley Parenteau
In their fourth endearing escapade, four small bears prepare a celebration for Big Brown Bear's birthday. "Mmm, " something smells good in the kitchen. Big Brown Bear is curious--what are those little bears up to? Are they making something special? No peeking, Big Brown Bear! Floppy and Fuzzy, Yellow and Calico have a cake to bake and a gift to wrap, then it's finally time for the birthday surprise. Delightful rhymes and huggable bears are just the right ingredients for a cheerful birthday read-aloud.
Shirley Parenteau is the author of three other books about the bears--"Bears on Chairs, Bears in Beds, " and "Bears in the Bath, "all illustrated by David Walker--as well as "One Frog Sang, "illustrated by Cynthia Jabar. Shirley Parenteau lives in California. David Walker has illustrated many children's books, including Shirley Parenteau's three previous Bears adventures and two books about Peep and Ducky by David Martin." "David Walker lives in North Carolina.