Ready Set Draw! The Bear from HONEY
Learn to use a bamboo pen and blend watercolour paints with author/illustrator David Ezra Stein, as he reveals the secrets behind creating the bear from his book HONEY on the latest episode of Ready Set Draw.
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ABOUT THE BOOK
The bear from David’s award-winning book, LEAVES, is back! It’s his second year, and there’s nothing his growling tummy wants more than honey. But it’s not time for honey yet. Luckily, the spring world around him is full of things to explore….A fun read aloud as well as a meditation on patience and living a full life.
Award-winning children’s author and illustrator David Ezra Stein was born in Brooklyn, NY. By the time he was three, he was asking adults, “Wanna come to my room? Read books?” This love of reading grew into a love of telling stories, and then, writing. David Ezra Stein’s Interrupting Chicken was awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor, as well as many state awards. His picture book Leaves won the Ezra Jack Keats award and was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, a Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice, and a School Library Journal Best Book. Booklist called his book Monster Hug! “a cousin to Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are.” Pouch! (Putnam), was a 2010 Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book. His books have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, and Finnish