A heart-warming story about friendship and overcoming obstacles that works for all ages, young and old alike. This is also the perfect cozy read for an afternoon by the fire (or space heater). — From James
Bear never asks for anything. So when a letter arrives for the little chipmunk Izzy, urgently requesting her presence, she can’t refuse--even if there is a blizzard on the way! This heartwarming tale of friendship from bestselling author Brian Lies will melt even the chilliest of hearts.
Bear never asks for anything. So when she sends a note to Izzy urgently requesting her presence, Izzy can’t refuse! But a blizzard begins and slows Izzy's progress. As the snow accumulates, so do her friends, helping her on her way to Bear’s place.
This heartwarming tale from best-selling author and illustrator Brian Lies shows readers the rewards of counting on friends to get you through, snowstorm or not.
About the Author
Brian Lies is the Caldecott honor-winning author-illustrator of New York Times bestsellers Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, Bats at the Ballgame, and Bats in the Band. He has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Brian lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts with his family.
"The surprise resolution...is highly satisfying, as is the book’s depiction of a blizzard that is no match for resourcefulness and camaraderie. This bracing story weaves warmth and excitement into a memorable celebration of friendship."--Booklist, STARRED review
"Lies creates a charming, heartwarming story of friendship, goodwill, and perseverance...A beautifully illustrated and gratifying story of woodland-creature comradeship and determination."--Kirkus
"A humorous, heartwarming work."--School Library Journal