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The Great Bear
Author: Libby Gleeson

ISBN: 9781921529696
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1 May 2010
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.1 x 21.1 x 0.5
A heartfelt story of a cruelly treated dancing bear who finds the courage to stand up for herself.

The circus bear spends her days in a cage and her nights performing for a crowd. The crowd taunts her as she dances - poking her with sticks or throwing stones.Can she ever break free? From the award-winning team of Libby Gleeson and Armin Greder comes a story with a powerful visual narrative.
Short-listed for CBCA Picture Book of the Year 2000 and winner of the Bologna Ragazzi Award, Fiction for Infants category 2000
Part of the Walker Classics series- new editions of classic Australian and New Zealand picture books (Titles already include Come by Chance, The Duck in the Gun, Going Home, A Bit of Company, One Dragon's Dream and I'm Taggarty Toad). Featuring a fresh new design and additional notes from the author and illustrators, as well as comments from children's book authorities
Has a strong visual literacy element About The Author

Libby Gleeson grew up in a number of country towns in Australia. She trained as a teacher...

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