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Reading Without Walls presents LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham speaks about the Reading Without Walls initiative as well as presents & signs her book, The Bear Who Wasn't There.

This book is about Bear... so what happens when he doesn't show up on his page? Who will find him? Will it be Giraffe, who himself seems to always be in the wrong place at the wrong time, or Cow, or perhaps even the author herself?

One thing's for sure--it probably won't be Duck. Duck doesn't seem concerned that Bear is missing. In fact, he seems to be trying to steal the show for himself! Duck would much prefer that the reader pick up his own book, The Duck Who Showed Up. He even disguises himself as Bear in an attempt to fool the reader. But after pages and pages of Duck's antics and search-party chaos, Bear appears somewhere utterly unexpected. In fact, it looks like someone may have tried to get rid of him on purpose....

LeUyen Pham's The Bear Who Wasn't There takes readers a hilarious search for the missing title character.

About Reading Without Walls:
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang calls us all to READ WITHOUT WALLS, exploring books about characters who look or live differently than you, topics you haven’t discovered, or formats that you haven’t tried.

READING WITHOUT WALLS will promote diversity and open readers’ eyes to new ideas and experiences. In this divided time in our nation’s history, READING WITHOUT WALLS is an inclusive way to spread appreciation and understanding for others — and to learn new and exciting things.

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
The Bear Who Wasn't There Cover Image
By LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596439702
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 15th, 2016

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