• The Biggest Bear

  • By: Lynd Ward
  • Narrated by: Owen Jordan
  • Length: 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-15-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Weston Woods Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (10 ratings)

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Editorial Reviews

Performer Owen Jordan brings his upbeat, dramatic voice to this rendition of Lynd Ward's 1952 Caldecott-winning book. A boy named Johnny is humiliated by having the only barn in town without a bear skin, but when he goes out to shoot a big one, he brings home a little cub instead. The bear grows into a nuisance, and Johnny is forced to make some hard decisions. A great listen to teach kids the importance of taking responsibility for their actions and to dissuade them from inappropriate pets.
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Publisher's Summary

Johnny hunts for the biggest bear in the forest, but comes home with a little bear, that grows and grows and grows.
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©1952 Lynd Ward (P)1993 Weston Woods Studios
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5 out of 5 stars
By Richard on 02-23-08

A boy and his bear

I just loved reading this to my youngest boy, particularly during the K-2 period. Great story about the relationship between a boy and his bear as the bear begins to grow up and "cause trouble."

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