Item description for Goodnight Dewberry Bear by Dori Chaconas & Florence Davis...
Overview Dewberry Bear was having a hard time getting ready for bed. In his room the evening shadows stretched like long, dark gorilla-fump fingers or the snout of a big and hungry rattle-gator. Mother Bear suggested that Dewberry say a prayer he was learning and Dewberry tried - he really did, but somehow the right words just would not come. But his mother teaches him that it's not important to know the exact words to pray. The important thing is to remember to pray. A sweet story for any child who needs reassurance at bedtime.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 8.36" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.69 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2003
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Grade Level Pre School
ISBN 0687026911 ISBN13 9780687026913
Availability 0 units.
More About Dori Chaconas & Florence Davis
Dori Chaconas was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1938. The second child in a family of seven, Dori fell into the role of storyteller, nursery rhyme singer, and general entertainer for her siblings. She claims she learned about story pacing early. If the story action lagged, her fidgety audience would either scatter or start a poking war.
She has been married to Nick, her high school sweetheart, for 44 years. Everyone says the romance will last. They raised four daughters, and are now enjoying three grandsons especially Grandpa, having been outnumbered by women all those years.
When their daughters were young, Dori wrote for them. She published three picture books and more than fifty stories in children's magazines. In the 70's, her interest turned to yarn embroidery design and she sold designs to major needlework companies and national magazines.
In 1997, Dori started writing stories again, partly to keep her grandsons from fidgeting or starting poking wars. Her stories reflect the warmth of family life. Dori gives credit to her parents for giving her a strong sense of family, and to her children and grandchildren for keeping it alive.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Goodnight Dewberry Bear?
Dewberry Bear is charming.... Sep 5, 2003
Goodnight, Dewberry Bear presents a charming introduction to bedtime prayers. It's humorous made-up "monsters" kept me laughing while delivering the important message of prayer. Dori Chaconas' writing is engaging and inspiring....a true treasure in our family library.
A Dewberry Winner Jun 26, 2003
GOODNIGHT DEWBERRY BEAR by Dori Chaconas is an absolute delight!!! The endearing character faces all sorts of childhood fears while learning to pray. Children will relate to Dewberry's wild imagination and funny antics. Parents will love the valuable lesson that Dewberry learns- God is with you always. It helps children understand that prayers can be said anytime, anywhere- not just at bedtime. Dori Chaconas writes in a lively, humorous style. All of her books are treasures in our home library.
Sweet dreams with Dewberry Jun 25, 2003
Dewberry Bear is a charming bedtime bear of a story. A definite read-out-loud that offers families a chance to share hopes and fears and prayers!