Book giveaway: I Am Bear


This giveaway is sponsored by Walker Books

This is Bear! He was bare. Now he's wearing … purple hair? His favourite thing is playing tricks. He makes trouble just for kicks! Check out Bear before he's gone. Rhyme along – come along!

Meet the cheeky rebel hero of the forest in I Am Bear – the new picture book by actor Ben Bailey Smith and storyboard artist Sav Akyüz. This rap-style, read-aloud picture book features a loveable but mischievous purple rapping bear who can do anything – steal honey from the bees or doughnuts from a police officer, do magic tricks, and annoy a certain pesky squirrel. If there's trouble, one thing is certain: Bear was there. With funny wordplay and bold imagery, this trickster will have your little ones rhyming along and roaring with laughter from beginning to end.


"Fun, smart and different… I love this bear." - Ricky Gervais


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About the creators:


Ben Bailey Smith is an actor (Law & Order UK, Rev, Derek) and stand-up comedian, and raps as Doc Brown. He is the creator of the BAFTA award-winning CBBC series 4 O’clock Club and younger brother to novelist Zadie Smith. Ben is currently filming the movie Life on the Road (The Office David Brent’s major film, Autumn 2016.)

Sav Akyüz is an acclaimed storyboard artist. He works with major brands including Guinness, BMW and Nike, and storyboarded  John Lewis's animated 2013 Christmas advert, The Bear and The Hare.


Book giveaway

Walker Books have asked us to find 30 Mumsnetters to read I Am Bear and share their thoughts about it on the discussion thread. Fill in the form below to apply for your copy.

You don't have to win a free copy to take part in the discussion. Anyone who has read I Am Bear can post their feedback on the thread. All who post feedback before 21 March will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Love2shop voucher.

This giveaway closes Monday 8 February, so apply now!



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