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Bear stays up for Christmas

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New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2004.
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 x 29 cm.
Ages 3-7.
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"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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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.
Target Audience
Ages 3-7.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wilson, K., & Chapman, J. (2004). Bear stays up for Christmas. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books.

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Wilson, Karma and Jane Chapman. 2004. Bear Stays Up for Christmas. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books.

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Wilson, Karma and Jane Chapman, Bear Stays Up for Christmas. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004.

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Wilson, Karma., and Jane Chapman. Bear Stays Up for Christmas. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004. Print.

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