Nick Bland’s noisy bear wants to belong – this time with the accomplished musicians of the Jingle Jangle Jungle.
We are not surprised that Bear’s flair for music is outdone because he is born to be LOUD. Just as well this bear has friends of every stripe who want him to join in.
Finally, finally Bear finds his voice and sings! Yet, it is in the midnight hour, alone and unapplauded, that he finds the violin and a quiet contentment.
The Very Noisy Bear by Nick Bland, published by Scholastic. Review by Dr Jill McRae