The Bear and the Piano

Author(s): David Litchfield

Young Readers

One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himself how to play the strange instrument, and eventually the beautiful sounds are heard by a father and son who are picnicking in the woods. The bear goes with them on an incredible journey to New York, where his piano playing makes him a huge star. He has fame, fortune and all the music in the world, but he misses the friends and family he has left behind. A moving tale of exploration and belonging from an exciting debut author-illustrator. 

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Shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Illustrated Books 2016.

selected for Children's Special under 'Picture-Books' "In the forest, a bear stumbles upon a piano which takes him on an incredible journey. One of the most distinctive and original book debuts of the autumn." -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller

DAVID LITCHFIELD first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones 'mash up' comics for his older brother and sister. Since then David's work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts. He has also exhibited his illustrations in both solo and group shows in the U.K, Europe and America. The Bear and the Piano is his first picture book. David lives in Bedford with his family.

General Fields

  • : 9781847807175
  • : Quarto Publishing Group UK
  • : Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Litchfield