Maybe a Bear Ate It!
Robie H. Harris, , illus. by Michael Emberley. . Scholastic/Orchard, $15.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-439-92961-5
A wide-eyed critter of indeterminate species, surrounded by an elaborate bedtime ensemble of stuffed animals, is cuddled up with his favorite book. But in the middle of a big yawn, he inadvertently and unknowingly kicks the book under his bed. Readers will easily spot it (the bright red volume juts out from one of the bed’s front legs), but the critter would much rather give in to wild speculation than actually hunt for it. “Maybe a BEAR ate it!” he shrieks, and Emberley (paired with Harris for
Reviewed on: 11/12/2007