Author(s): Bonny Becker
The relentlessly cheery Mouse pushes a cold-suffering Bear to new heights of melodrama in a hilarious new adventure starring the unlikely pair. Bear has a terrible cold. In fact, Bear is quite sure that no one has ever been as sick as he is. So when Mouse comes tap, tap, tapping on his front door eager to make Bear "as good as new" by reading a sunny story, singing a rousing chorus and plinking a twangy tune on her banjo, the pitifully coughing Bear - growing weaker by the minute - is convinced that his tiny friend does not appreciate the gravity of the situation. Can there be any saving Bear from his certain demise? Welcome the world's most lovable curmudgeon and his endearing, unstoppable sidekick in a wry new comedy sure to have even red-eyed, sniffly-nosed readers rolling with laughter. It is another laugh-out-loud funny picture book starring the mismatched friends Bear and Mouse. It is a witty, tongue-in-cheek take on the "I have a cold" story. It is the third picture book in the bestselling series.
Bonny Becker is the author of all four books about Bear and Mouse (the others are A Visitor for Bear 9781406323429, A Bedtime for Bear 9781406332056 and A Birthday for Bear 9781406322859), as well as a number of other award-winning picture books and young adult novels. She lives in the US, in Seattle. Kady MacDonald Denton is an author and illustrator of books for children, including the award-winning A Visitor for Bear. She lives in Ontario, Canada.