cover image Humphrey's Bear

Humphrey's Bear

Jan Wahl. Henry Holt & Company, $5.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-8050-1169-2

Humphrey's extraordinary bear grows huge and the two sail off in search of adventure; a typhoon washes them ashore on an island, where hot chocolate is served. Intense images coupled with a gentle dream-like story should captivate youngsters at bedtime. Ages 4-7. (Sept.)