What a Scare, Jesse Bear!

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Jesse Bear has a wonderful time getting ready for Halloween. He loves carving pumpkins and trying on costumes. But when it comes time for trick-or-treating, Jesse gets scared. With his parents by his side, Jesse soon builds up the courage to put on his scary mask -- and even plays a trick of his own!

In Jesse's eighth book, every preschooler's favorite bear stars in a warm, family-oriented story that will reassure youngsters as they begin to experience Halloween.

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Review: What A Scare, Jesse Bear (Jesse Bear)

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rhyming text, repetitive phrases; charming illustrations themes: costumes, Halloween, pumpkins, trick-or-treat Read full review

Review: What A Scare, Jesse Bear (Jesse Bear)

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rhyming text, repetitive phrases; charming illustrations themes: costumes, Halloween, pumpkins, trick-or-treat Read full review

About the author (1999)

Nancy White Carlstrom started writing when she was seven years old and has been writing ever since. She says, "I write when I am happy and when I am sad, and especially when I celebrate God s creation. When you read This Is the Day, I hope it will cause you to look at your world and be surprised by wonder every day of the week.

Bruce Degen is the bestselling author and illustrator of the beloved, perennial favorite Jamberry and numerous award-winning books for children. He is the author and illustrator of Daddy Is a Doodlebug and Sailaway Home as well as the illustrator of the highly acclaimed Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole; the ever-popular Jesse Bear books by Nancy White Carlstrom; Jazzmatazz! by Stephanie Calmenson; and Shirley's Wonderful Baby by Valiska Gregory (available at your local library).

Bruce Degen's involvement with art has ranged from painting and printmaking to teaching art in New York City schools and directing an artists' lithography studio in Israel. Mr. Degen studied art at the Cooper Union and Pratt Institute. He was born in Brooklyn, New York--just like Charlie Muttnik--and now lives with his family in Connecticut.

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