cover image Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Alice Schertle. HarperCollins Publishers, $15.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-688-16870-4

Toy bears in abundance inhabit Alice Schertle's Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, illus. by Linda Hill Griffith. Readers can take their pick of ""Bears in striped pajamas,/ Bears in running shoes./ Miles of Bears. Piles of bears./ Care for a bear? Just choose."" The rhyming verse and intricately detailed artwork evoke a cozy, bygone era.