Fickle Barbara

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Philomel Books, 1993 - Friendship
Ballerina Bear Barbara always chats with her good friend Ralph. Then one day, Barbara decides she wants some new friends and sets off to explore the room. But when she meets a group of bears who are too busy to play with her, Barbara suddenly realizes whom she misses. Full color.

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``Ballerina Bear Barbara'' is one of many bears living in the room of a Parisian child. She has one good friend, Ralph, but that doesn't stop her when she decides it's time to try some new ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

Satomi Ichikawa was born in Gihu, Japan, and moved to Paris in the 1970s. She is known for the warmth and charm she brings to her characters and has won numerous awards for her book illustrations. Satomi is perhaps best known in the United States as the illustrator of Dance, Tanya by Patricia Gauch.

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