for The Tree That Bear Climbed by Marianne Berkes and Kathleen Rietz
The Tree That Bear Climbed is a creative twist on the classic, The House that Jack Built. Young listeners and early readers will love the rhythmic repetition as they learn about the many parts of a tree. Beginning with the roots that anchor the tree, this cumulative verse story climbs to a surprise ending. Why is the bear so eager to climb the tree and what happens when he gets to the top? Kate Rietz's vivid and detailed illustrations will enthrall children of all ages.
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