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Monday, December 20, 2010

Book Review & Giveaway: More Bears!

Baby Brandon's Adventures
Holiday Gift Guide presents...
More Bears!
(A fun storybook for any child!)

Once upon a time there was a story. It was a lovely story with absolutely NO BEARS in it—not a SINGLE BEAR anywhere.

Then one day...MORE BEARS!

KENN NESBITT is possibly the funniest and most sought-after children's poet writing today. His works have been in dozens of school textbooks around the world, as well as national television programs, and numerous children's magazines.  When he's not writing, podcasting, updating his website (, or visiting schools sharing his wacky brand of humor with kids across America, Kenn can be found cuddling his collection of stuffed bears. He seriously cannot get enough of bears. Or chickens.

TROY CUMMINGS has been drawing goofy animals pretty much nonstop since kindergarten. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers, in magazines, on websites, on frozen fish stick packages, and in hospital waiting rooms. He hibernates in Greencastle, Indiana, with his wife and cubs.

I think this picture book is funny and entertaining. Even little Brandon enjoyed it. He would laugh when he sees more bears and even yells out "More Bears!" and starts counting them on the page. I really enjoy Kenn Nesbitt's stories. He surely knows how to get children entertained and wanting more.

The story is about an author who is in the process of writing his book and that it does not contain any bears at all. While he was working away, he hears someone shouting "MORE BEARS!" He got very annoyed and decided to put in only one bear, but he hears it again, "More Bears!" It would not stop and more bears are added until the pages were full of bears; so full that he wanted them off the page. Finally in the end, there were no more bears. What a cute story.

WHERE TO BUY? The book is available for purchase directly from Sourcebooks online store or on

Two (2) lucky readers will have a chance to win a copy of the above mentioned book. Chosen winners will be selected via Winners will have 48 hours to respond to claim their prize. Make sure you leave your email so I can contact you.

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Disclosure: I received a copy of the book from Sourcebooks at no charge in exchange for a review of my opinion. The opinions expressed are my own personal and honest thoughts. No other compensation was given.

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catamo said...

The book entitled "My Hippo Has the Hiccups" sounds wonderful. The title brought me back to "Hippo in the Bathtub" song by Anne Murray that we all loved

gibberish said...

"My Hippo Has the Hiccups" sounds like so much fun. My grandson would love this one!

thesehappydays said...

The book that interests me most is: "My Hippo Has the Hiccups with CD: And Other Poems I Totally Made Up". How fun! and it gets a great rating on amazon.


Jessica said...

followed jennie's random thoughts on gfc 1

Jessica said...

followed source books on twitter

Lori said...

The Aliens have Landed at Our School interests me, sounds like it'd make you laugh:)

sarah said...

Id like to read "santa got stuck in the chimney" with my daughter, who is still currently making us watch xmas movies. obsessed with santa.

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Carole Spring said...

Another of Kenn Nesbitt's books that I am interested in is The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

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