Goldilocks and Just One Bear (Hardcover)
A bear gets lost in a noisy city and goes into Snooty Towers. Up on the seventeenth floor, he finds porridge to eat, a bed for a nap—and lots of surprises. Mixed-media illustrations (5–8).
— From Humor
July 2012 Indie Next List
“Goldilocks and Just One Bear is a perfectly modernized version of the classic tale. Little Bear is all grown up and one day finds himself in the Big City. A clever twist at the end that kids won't see coming makes this a delightful read.”
— Jane Knight, Bear Pond Books of Montpelier, Montpelier, VT
In this award-winning authorillustrator's witty sequel to the traditional Goldilocks story, Little Bear is all grown up and Goldilocks is a distant memory. One day, Little Bear wanders out of the woods and finds himself lost in the Big City. Will he find the city too noisy? Too quiet? Or just right? And what are the chances of him bumping in to someone who remembers exactly how he likes his porridge?
About the Author
Leigh Hodgkinson is the illustrator of the Magical Mix-Ups series. She is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA award winning animated series Charlie and Lola. She is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up, and daydreaming.Leigh Hodgkinson lives in Surrey, England and is married with a baby daughter.
Hodgkinson’s drawings and helter-skelter text bear a resemblance to Lauren Child’s "Charlie and Lola" books, but this story’s happy ending is very much its own.
—New York Times online