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Ages: 3 to 5

Moon Bear

by Brenda Z. Guiberson

Illustrated by Ed Young

Henry Holt and Company 2010

Ages: 3 to 5

Topic: Great Read Alouds: Stories You Won't Want to Miss

"Who scratches the birch tree and licks oozing sap? Hungry moon bear." Exquisite illustrations of moon bear follow his moods throughout the book, like sleepy, hungry, curious, and grumpy. The ending provides pictures of real moon bears in danger of becoming extinct, with notes on how to help these beautiful bears.