Bears belong in the woods—they can find everything they need to survive there. But what happens when people start knocking down trees and building houses where the woods used to be? This young black bear is about to find out. He wakes one spring to find his territory completely changed. When the curious bear dares to come closer and closer to the houses, he discovers backyards and trashcans are an easy place to find food. But it's dangerous for people and bears to live so close together. What will happen when the bear is discovered right in someone's backyard?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ashleyschifano - LibraryThing
A black bear is left alone to fend for himself once his mother leaves him. His home is being destroyed by tractor and people building houses in the once forest. The black bear soon learns that these ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dcaitlyn - LibraryThing
Halsey's illustrations are lovely and simple, and maintains a little bit of the bears cuddliness without overly anthropomorphizing him. The outcome is probably a little bit happier and more optimistic that the reality of these situations ofter are. Read full review