The spirit of the season is perfectly embodied in this sweet story of a lost and bedraggled teddy bear found buried in the snow by a small band of forest animals. The animals make haste to ensure the bear lands back in the arms of his mistress in time for Christmas. Charming and beguiling illustrations capture the snowy woodland scene flawlessly. — Jessica Wood
Can one lost teddy bear make it home for Christmas? The little rabbits and mice who find him in the snow certainly hope so. A lost bear means a sad Christmas for him and for the poor child missing their friend. Together the animals, with a little love, spruce up this shoddy teddy just in time to make a very special Christmas for his lonely owner. This is a heartwarming story about the power of hope, persistence, and finding the way home.
About the Author
Kate Westerlund has written numerous children's books, including The Message of the Birds, for which she received her first Kirkus starred review. Feridun Oral is one of Turkey's most prominent illustrators of children's books. He also creates paintings, sculptures, textiles, and ceramics.
"Fans of Beatrix Potter will love this enchanting Christmas tale." —Kirkus Reviews
"The enchanting illustrations pair perfectly with the book’s messages of hope, persistence, and finding your way home. This funny and heartwarming Christmas tale is great for one-on-one sharing." —Elizabeth Blake, School Library Journal