Bear's Christmas Surprise
Elizabeth Winthrop, Patience Brewster
(Yearling, Oct. 12, 1999)
It's one week before Christmas! When Nora leaves Bear home with Mrs. Duck so that she can do some last-minute shopping, he promises not to hunt for presents. Bear tries to be good, but he happens upon his gifts during a game of hide-and-seek. All Bear wants is a train, but none of the boxes seems the right shape. Soon Bear begins shaking and snooping, poking and peeking at his presents.Now Bear is worried. Won't Nora be sad that he broke his promise! What will happen on Christmas morning?