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The Good Bear by Sarah Lean

Simply Charming

The Good Bear by Sarah Lean is a simply charming novel for ages nine years and over. It is perfect to read in the run up to Christmas or indeed for any time of year to swell your heart with love and care.

The novel is magical as you try to work out, could this tale be true? Told on flashbacks to 1978 when the mother telling the tale was twelve years old, the reader becomes completely absorbed in the story.

We all want to be loved and to belong. Animals are no exception. An ill-treated bear and a young girl bond together in search of love. It is beautiful to watch the love develop.

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A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

Love, Loss And Friendship

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean is a beautiful contemporary children’s novel about love, loss and friendship. It is suitable for ages eight years and over.

The novel explores the chasm left following the death of a mother (a year before the story opens). Everyone deals with death differently but no one believes Cally when she says she sees her Mum.

Love stretches beyond the grave as we witness the ties a mother has for her family.

New friendships are formed that are crucial for all involved. A huge dog unites hearts.

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