Delightful story, The Bear and The Piano by David Litchfield! I am drawn to the beauty of the setting, the internal conflict, the story. I have been savoring this book over several days. The words linger. The dream lingers. The question of acceptance, friendship, and love lingers with me. You just need to read it and fall in love with the bear, his music, and the family waiting for him.
The Power of 3 is used often as a craft in this text.
“He missed the forrest. He missed his old friends. He missed his home.”
“No piano, no bears, no anything.”
View the reading of The Bear and the Piano (5.5 minutes).
Savorings for reading and writing for The Bear and The Piano:
- One day
- Adverbs – shyly, eventually
- Onomatopoeia – Plonk!
- Power of 3 – several forms
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