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Bear can't wait  Cover Image Book Book

Bear can't wait / Karma Wilson ; illustrations by Jane Chapman.

Wilson, Karma, (author.). Chapman, Jane, (illustrator.).


As final preparations are being made for a long-planned surprise party, Bear gets so excited he nearly ruins everything.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481459754
  • ISBN: 1481459759
  • ISBN: 9780780488991
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date, binding and paging may vary.
A 2022 Missouri Building Block Award Nominee.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
Grades K-1. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
AD510L Lexile
Decoding demand: 56 (medium) Semantic demand: 82 (very high) Syntactic demand: 60 (medium) Structure demand: 84 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.1 0.5 511547.
Awards Note:
2022 Missouri Building Block Award nominee.
Subject: Patience > Juvenile fiction.
Parties > Juvenile fiction.
Surprise > Juvenile fiction.
Bears > Juvenile fiction.
Forest animals > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.
Stories in rhyme.
Animal fiction.
Missouri Building Block nominees.

Available copies

  • 94 of 109 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Pulaski County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County Library-Waynesville.


  • 1 current hold with 109 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pulaski County Library-Waynesville E WIL (Text) 33642000690925 WAY Celebrations Available -

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