cover image The Big Brown Bear

The Big Brown Bear

Georges Duplaix, Author, Gustaf Tenggren, Illustrator Golden Books $9.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-307-10209-6

Originally published in 1944, Georges Duplaix's The Big Brown Bear, illus. by Gustaf Tenggren, recounts the fellow's run-in with a swarm of bees, despite his wife's warning to stay away from the hive. The illustrations exude an old-fashioned charm. ( Apr.)