The Valentine Bears

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jan 1, 1985 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mr. and Mrs. Bear have never celebrated St. Valentine's Day because they hibernate in winter. But this year Mrs. Bear decides things will be different, so she sets her alarm clock for February 14th. Three-color illustrations.
  

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User Review  - Katieflu628 - LibraryThing

Mr. And Mrs. Bear have always missed Valentines day because they were hibernating. This year the bears set alarms to be sure to share a wonderful surprise together and celebrate their love. This story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bvlmc Buchanan Verplanck Elementary School - Goodreads

Two hibernating bears set their alarms early to surprise each other on Valentine's Day. A story filled with poems, sweet treats and true love as Mr. and Mrs. Bear share this special day they usually sleep through. Read full review

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Eve Bunting was born in 1928 in Maghera, Ireland, as Anne Evelyn Bunting. She graduated from Northern Ireland's Methodist College in Belfast in 1945 and then studied at Belfast's Queen's College. She emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969. That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book, "The Two Giants" was published. In 1976, "One More Flight" won the Golden Kite Medal, and in 1978, "Ghost of Summer" won the Southern California's Council on Literature for Children and Young People's Award for fiction. "Smokey Night" won the American Library Association's Randolph Caldecott Medal in 1995 and "Winter's Coming" was voted one of the 10 Best Books of 1977 by the New York Times. Bunting is involved in many writer's organizations such as P.E.N., The Authors Guild, the California Writer's Guild and the Society of Children's Book Writers. She has published stories in both Cricket, and Jack and Jill Magazines, and has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

Bestselling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett was born on December 1, 1949. She decided to be an illustrator when she was a child and is known for her detailed and carefully-researched work. Brett grew up in New England and attended the Boston Museum School. Her books have received much acclaim by publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Parents magazine, Redbook, and Publishers Weekly. In 2005 Brett earned the Boston Public Library's Lifetime Achievement Award. Her book Three Little Dassies was published in 2010 and made the New York Times bestseller list. Other of her works that have made the New York Times best seller list are: Home for Christmas 2011, Mossy 2012, Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella., 2014 The Animal's Santa.

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