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Georg Hallensleben
Georg Hallensleben

Georg Hallensleben is a painter and children's book illustrator. His previous books include the popular George and Lily series, as well as several books by Kate Banks: If the Moon Could Talk, Close Your Eyes and Baboon. He is an exceptionally gifted painter whose child-like view of everyday life is arresting.


Kate Banks
Kate Banks

Author Kate Banks and illustrator Georg Hallensleben have collaborated on several books, including And If the Moon Could Talk, winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, The Cat Who Walked Across France, Close Your Eyes, and The Night Worker, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. Banks lives in the South of France with her husband and two sons. Hallensleben lives in Paris with his wife and three children.

The Bear in the Book

(Hardback) - 03/10/2013


The Bear in the Book RRP £10.99


It's time for bed, and a little boy chooses his favourite book for his mother to read to him. He identifies with the bear in the book who is preparing for his own deep slumber, hibernating through the winter while humans and other animals explore the snowy landscape around him. Just when the bear wakes up to greet the spring, the boy drifts off to sleep.

  • Hardback
  • Published: 03/10/2013
  • ISBN: 9781849397612
  • Age Range: 0+ years