Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved duo Bear and Floppy return in Stormy Night--a charming picture book about facing your fears.
When thunder shakes his house and rain pounds the windows, Bear is frightened. But comforting his Mama, Papa, and Floppy helps make the storm seem not so scary. Before Bear knows it, the storm has passed, because even storms need their sleep . . . and so do bears.
Prolific author/illustrator Salina Yoon's spare text and bright, energetic illustrations bring to life a story that reminds us that nothing is too scary with family and friends at your side!
Don't miss these other books from Salina Yoon!
The Bear series
Bear's Big Day
The Penguin series
Penguin and Pinecone
Penguin on Vacation
Penguin in Love
Penguin and Pumpkin
Penguin's Big Adventure
Penguin's Christmas Wish
The Duck, Duck, Porcupine series
Duck, Duck, Porcupine
My Kite is Stuck! And Other Stories
That's My Book! And Other Stories
Be a Friend
About the Author
Salina Yoon has written/illustrated more than 100 books for children. Her awards include the 2009 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, Best Book Award, for both TOYS and ROCK & ROLL COLORS (Scholastic). OPPOSNAKES (S&S) was a 2009 finalist for the CBC's Children's Choice Book Awards for K-2nd Best Book of the Year.
“This comforting story successfully addresses the common fear of storms for a young audience . . . This storm's impact has no lasting power against a family's love.” —School Library Journal
“Readers will appreciate the graduating reassurances that range from self-soothing to group hugs . . . Youngsters will empathize with Bear and derive comfort from the loving togetherness his family displays while keeping the storm at bay.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A terrific combination for preschoolers and early readers who will sympathize with Bear's competing desires.” —New York Times Book Review on Found
“A thoughtful, flawlessly executed exploration of theory of mind and emotional intelligence.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Found
“A winning tale about finding new friends.” —Kirkus Reviews on Found
“Simple yet affecting.” —Library Media Connection on Penguin and Pinecone
“Crisp illustrations that capture a genuinely loving heart . . . a strong if whimsical choice for those separated from loved ones.” —Kirkus Reviews on Penguin and Pinecone
“Yoon's story of an unlikely interspecies friendship is both funny and sweet . . . let's hope that, as the Antarctic Ambassador of Friendship, Penguin, too, shall return in more adventures.” —Horn Book on Penguin on Vacation
“Readers will respond to this warm tale of finding love.” —Kirkus Reviews on Penguin in Love