This first picture book in nationally renowned librarian Nancy Pearl’s new Book Crush Rediscoveries series for children and young adults is now available for a new generation of readers. Herman has made plans to visit his aunt Gert, so he sets out in his fur coat for her house. But on his way, a passing bear mistakes Herman for the Bear family’s cousin Julius. The bear invites Herman home for a visit, and all the bears think Herman is Cousin Julius! Can Herman convince the Bear family that he is definitely not their cousin and most definitely not a bear? Bernice Myers’s classic picture book, first published in 1967, is a timeless treasure that will have young children giggling. An introduction, discussion questions and activities, and further suggested reading from noted librarian Nancy Pearl are included.
About the Author
Bernice Myers is the author and illustrator of more than sixty children’s books, many of which were published in the 1950s. Her books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. Not THIS Bear! was first published in 1967. Bernice was married to the late cartoonist Lou Myers and has two sons and one granddaughter. She continues to dream up new stories from her home in Westchester County, New York.