Happy Birthday, Old Bear

Happy Birthday Old Bear Happy th birthday Old Bear To celebrate the anniversary in style Jane Hissey has created an entirely new adventure featuring her beloved character for the first time in years and it s filled wi

  • Title: Happy Birthday, Old Bear
  • Author: Jane Hissey
  • ISBN: 9781910706725
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Happy 30th birthday, Old Bear To celebrate the anniversary in style, Jane Hissey has created an entirely new adventure featuring her beloved character for the first time in 13 years and it s filled with her customary charm, humor, and beautiful illustrations All the toys, along with their new friend Elsie the Elephant, are very busy preparing a special party for Old BeaHappy 30th birthday, Old Bear To celebrate the anniversary in style, Jane Hissey has created an entirely new adventure featuring her beloved character for the first time in 13 years and it s filled with her customary charm, humor, and beautiful illustrations All the toys, along with their new friend Elsie the Elephant, are very busy preparing a special party for Old Bear Elsie s especially excited about her gift for him a painted umbrella But when they go out to the garden, a gust of wind blows Elsie and her umbrella up, up, and away Who will rescue her

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    About “Jane Hissey”

    1. Jane Hissey

      Recognized in both publishing and TV, Jane Hissey is best known for her children s book series Old Bear Friends First published in 1986, it later became the inspiration for BAFTA award winning TV series Old Bear Stories.As a child growing up in Norfolk, Jane developed a love for writing and drawing Her holidays were spent wandering fields and lanes, conjuring up fantastical worlds with pencil and sketchbook When she wasn t doing this she would spend days at a time sitting in her favorite tree, reading the likes of Arthur Ransome and Enid Blyton.Jane continued to nurture her passion through adulthood and studied illustration and design, later becoming an Art teacher and settling down with her husband Ivan and their 3 children Owen, Alison Ralph Inspired by a childhood teddy bear given to her by her grandmother, Jane has written and illustrated than 20 picture books featuring Old Bear.Her tales of adventure and discovery are both heartwarming and fun, captivating the imaginations of children and adults alike Her illustrations are unique, using layers of colour pencil to build a full finely detailed finished image.The Old Bear Friends series has sold than 7 million copies worldwide

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    1. I'm delighted to review this book as part of Old Bear's 30th birthday! I grew up with Old Bear, or more accurately my older sibling did. They collected all the toys which accompanied them on hospital visits. I read the books, but not avidly as Old Bear isn't quite my favourite style of illustration (sorry Jane). However, it gets top marks as it's awesome, reminds me of my childhood, and makes me style. I love the new to me (I don't recall seein er before but my memory is lousy) character Elise, [...]


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