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44 pages, 6" x 8", Ages 3-7
ISBN: 9781930900783

Hardcover $15.00

Mr. Bear Squash-You-All-Flat
65th Anniversary Edition
by Morrell Gipson, illustrated by Angela
Afterword by Gary Larson

65 years ago children were first delighted by Mr. Bear, the Neighborhood Nuisance who roams the forest squashing the houses of other animals—and finally gets his own hilarious, smashing comeuppance.

Well Mr. Bear's story is here to stay with the same wonderful pictures by Angela and an afterword from a longtime admirer, the Far Side's Gary Larson, who adds "As a child, I loved this bear. As an adult, I'm thrilled to see that—after a long hibernation—he is once again roaming the forest of every child's imagination."

Read about The Surprise Doll, also by Morrell Gipson.

Mr. Bear is mentioned beginning at 7:52. If you don't see the 20/20 video interview from 1986, here's the link.

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