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‘Lily’s drawing of a friendly faced brown bear comes delightfully to life. Lily and Bear play: first Lily’s games (tea parties and pirate ships) and then bear’s – catching fish and scratching backs on trees. This is a cosy, happy picture book’
– Sunday Times
Lily and Bear
By Lisa Stubbs
Once in a while, along comes the perfect picture book, bearing the hallmarks of a true classic. Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs is one such book.
Lily loves Bear and Bear loves Lily. Lily loves to draw - and one day she draws Bear. Lily and Bear are best friends. And being friends means taking turns. So some of the day they do Lily things and some of the day they do Bear things. A truly magical book about the give and take of friendship.
Extraordinary NEW talent with an extraordinary NEW picture book - NOW IN PAPERBACK - an instant classic!
Author / illustrator information: Working as a greetings card illustrator, Lisa pressed pause on her career to bring up three wonderful children: Lily, Skyla and Sonny. Lisa’s work is inspired by her family life. Lily and Bear began when her daughter, Skyla, drew a picture of lots of little, coloured hearts and said, “This is the colour of my love for you, Mummy.” Lisa created a screen print based on this drawing, which you can see on the endpapers to Lily and Bear. Lisa wanted to explore her children’s pictures and their child-like way of looking at the world and Lily and Bear was born.