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Bear Stays Up: For Christmas
By Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Margaret K McElderry
Publication date October 5, 2004
Pages 32
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780689852787
ISBN-10 0689852789
Dimensions 0.50 by 11 by 10.25 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Bear's forest friends are determined to keep him awake for Christmas, in a holiday book about the gift of giving. description: Product Description: "The day before Christmas,
snuggled on his floor,
Bear sleeps soundly
with a great big snore...."
Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -- by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents!
How a SURPRISE visit from someone very special gives Bear and his friends a Christmas to remember makes an enchanting holiday story for young readers. With Karma Wilson's memorable text and Jane Chapman's glowing illustrations, Bear Stays Up for Christmas is a book to cherish throughout the year.

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Brdbk rei edition from Little Simon (October 4, 2011); titled "Bear Stays Up for Christmas"
9781442427907 | details & prices | 34 pages | 6.25 × 5.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.66 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas!
School and Library
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from Margaret K McElderry (October 7, 2008); titled "Bear Stays Up for Christmas"
9781416958963 | details & prices | 40 pages | 8.25 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.54 lbs | List price $9.99
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from Margaret K McElderry (October 5, 2004)
9780689852787 | details & prices | 32 pages | 11.00 × 10.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 1.25 lbs | List price $17.99
About: Bear's friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols; then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.
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from Spotlight (January 1, 2009); titled "Bear Stays Up for Christmas"
9781599614885 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.00 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.95 lbs | List price $28.50

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