The Biggest Bear

The Biggest Bear

By:  Lynd Ward

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Winner of the 1953 Caldecott Medal

Johnny Orchard brings home a playful bear cub that soon becomes huge and a nuisance to the neighbors.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395150245

  • ISBN-10: 0395150248

  • Pages: 88

  • Price: $8.99

  • Publication Date: 03/15/1973

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 690L
    • Guided Reading Level K
    • Reading Recovery Level 18

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Lynd Ward

LYND WARD (1905-1985) illustrated more than two hundred books for children and adults throughout his prolific career. Winner of the Caldecott Medal for his watercolors in The Biggest Bear, Mr. Ward was also famous for his wood engravings, which are featured in museum collections throughout the United States and abroad.
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    "Some of his best pictures supplement the story . . . An outstanding book in every way." Horn Book

    "Some of his best pictures supplement the story . . . An outstanding book in every way." Horn Book Guide

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395150245

  • ISBN-10: 0395150248

  • Pages: 88

  • Price: $8.99

  • Publication Date: 03/15/1973

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 690L
    • Guided Reading Level K
    • Reading Recovery Level 18

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