Can’t You Sleep, Little Bear?
Martin Waddell （Author），Barbara Firth（Illustrator）
Walker Books Ltd, United Kingdom
- First Edition.
Language: English. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects.
Big Bear, Little Bear and their cosy .cave of a classic bedtime scribed as ‘the most perfect children’s book ever written’, this is a beautiful of the Kate Greenaway-winning story of Little Bear, who just can’t sleep. There is dark all around him in the Bear Cave. Not even Big Bear’s biggest lantern can light up the darkness of the night outside. Can Big Bear find a way to reassure restless Little Bear and help him fall fast asleep?
“I don’t like the dark,” said Little Bear.
“What dark?” said Big Bear.
“The dark all around us,” said Little Bear.
Little Bear can’t sleep. There is dark all around him in the Bear Cave. Not even Big Bear’s biggest lantern can light up the darkness of the night outside. But then Big Bear fi nds the prefect way to reassure Little Bear and help him fall fast asleep.
In this tender account of a sleepless night in the bear cave, Big Bear sets out with all his patience and understanding to show Little Bear that the dark is nothing to be afraid of. When all the lanterns in the cave aren’t enough to quell Little Bear’s troubled emotions, Big Bear offers—in a final loving gesture—nothing less than the bright yellow moon and the twinkling stars! More comforting than even the best of lullabies, this bedtime story is destined to become a classic.