Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story

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Holiday House, Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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On a windy spring day, what do Bear and Mole decide to do? Why, fly a kite, of course! But first they have to build one. They design, measure, and finally construct their kite. With a zoom, zoom, zoom the kite soars up, up, up in the air. But when a storm rumbles in—SNAP!--the kite string breaks! the chase is on as the two friends tear after their kite and find it in a tree, protecting a nest of baby birds from the rain. This sweet story makes a perfect read-aloud for young readers, and all will enjoy celebrating National Kite Month this spring!

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I loved the illustrations and the ending of the story. - Goodreads
Vibrant pictures that connect with the story. - Goodreads
Colorful illustrations charming and sweet. - Goodreads
Maybe an abrupt ending, but a cute and unexpected one. - Goodreads
The illustrations are lovely and soft, but colorful. - Goodreads
Playful illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - ChelseaLawler - LibraryThing

This is such a great story for young children. When children are young they can be pretty selfish. This story is so perfect for this. Bear obviously really wanted to fly the kite and was very upset ... Read full review

Review: Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

A good storytime book because of all the wonderful sounds. It would be very easy to include the kids. I like the muted colors in the background and bright flashy colors/textures on the bear, mole, and kite. Maybe an abrupt ending, but a cute and unexpected one. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Will Hillenbrand is the author and illustrator of Asleep in the Stable, which Publishers Weekly called, *"perfect for Christmas Eve sharing with little ones" in a starred review. He and his wife, Jane, the author of What a Treasure!, which *"goes right to the heart of universal childhood emotions" (PW starred review), live in Ohio.

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