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By Oren Lavie,Wolf Erlbruch

"Irresistible...playfully existential." -- O, The Oprah journal "Bear's look for himself does not subject a lot because the appeal of Lavie's storytelling voice as he narrates it...Erlbruch provides the undergo great, puzzled-looking eyes and a cute grin. He lives in a wooded area made up of ornate bushes probably lifted from classic engravings, whose gentle traces play off Bear's dumpy determine. Bear's encounters with numerous characters--the Turtle Taxi, the Penultimate Penguin--feature mild wordplay and Lewis Carroll-like paradoxes...Everything is new to endure, and his discoveries will pride readers." --Publishers Weekly, Starred evaluate "Erlbruch's playful, specified illustrations...are sublime." --Kirkus experiences "The quantity is full of surreal gags approximately prepositions and adverbs, pleased absurdity, and down the rabbit hole-style musings." --School Library magazine "The e-book is full of the bear's paradoxical, enigmatic, and infrequently Zen-like musings as he meets a number of creatures within the wooded area who help him...This one could make for a thought-provoking read-aloud at tale time. Get these kids settled--it's a long text--and current to them this gloriously left-of-center story. Watch their heads spin. it is going to be memorable." --Kirkus studies, new kid's books function "A adorable leisure and quest enterprise that veers backward and forward into existential territory with out lacking a beat of its lovely nature." --Center for Fiction "Young readers with a philosophical nature and an appreciation for provocative silliness may be particularly gratified by means of Bear's self-discovery...Erlbruch's illustrations, which appear like etchings, healthy the tale good. The extraordinary wooded area successfully conjures up a fairy story consider, and endure, a portly fellow with large eyes, a shiny purple mouth, and colourful flecks in his black fur, is loveable at the start sight." --New York magazine of Books "Imaginatively written by means of Oren Lavie and wonderfully illustrated by way of Wolf Erlbruch, The endure Who Wasn't There: And the fantastic woodland is vintage fantasy within the making and may end up to be an unique and enduringly well known addition." -- Midwest e-book overview "This cheeky a melding of Phantom Tollbooth common sense, Alice in Wonderland whimsy, and peppered with a solid of unforgettable Little Prince like characters...You can not help fall into the resourceful global of this delightfully smart photo book." --BookBloom "It is combine among Alice in Wonderland's absurd characters and Shel Silverstein's poetic prose with a mixture of the wonders of The Wizard of Oz...blended right into a tale that captures the assumption of identification and loads more." --Mrs. Mommy Booknerd "What a gorgeous read!" --Reviews in Chalk "Here's whatever for these of you who're uninterested in the entire little bunnies and chicks present in photograph books. he is immense, misplaced and discovering his manner. you could aid him locate home." --Journey of a Bookseller "In the sumptuously illustrated endure Who Wasn’t There, a undergo faces a Lewis Caroll-flavored obstacle: He has forgotten who, and what, he is." --Quartz someday, a couple of minutes after as soon as Upon a Time, a endure awakes to discover he has misplaced anything extremely important: himself! He units out into the excellent woodland to discover himself, utilizing just a couple of clues scrawled on a bit of paper: the undergo he is searching for is a pleasant undergo; he's a cheerful endure; and he is very good-looking too! those sound like beautiful stable traits to undergo, and so starts off his memorable trip. With assistance from significant woodland critters just like the comfort Cow, the Lazy Lizard, and the Penultimate Penguin, undergo unearths that he himself is simply what he is been trying to find all alongside: a pleasant, satisfied bear--and good-looking too! As whimsical as Winnie-the-Pooh and as wryly comedian as Klassen's endure who wishes his hat again, The endure Who Wasn't There joins a opt for workforce of bizarre bears who've captured the mind's eye of youngsters for generations.

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