Have You Ever Seen a Bear with a Purple Smile?
by Laura Budds
illustrations by Kadie Zimmerman
published by Farcountry Press
How does a bear get a purple smile? From eating sweet, juicy huckleberries found in secret patches throughout the woods! In this charming rhyming tale, hop through the woods with a family of bunnies on the hunt for a bear wearing a purple smile. Beautiful and vibrant watercolor illustrations by Kadie Zimmerman fill the pages of this delightful children's story by Laura Budds.
Have You Ever Seen a Bear with a Purple Smile? is a wonderful and entertaining tool to teach young children about huckleberrying and huckleberry season. Fully illustrated!
Excerpt: Laura Budds is a mother of two young children. Originally from California, she moved to Missoula, Montana in 1997 searching for the great outdoors. Laura enjoys spending time with her family doing everyday Montana activities such as hiking, camping, and boating. Her love for children's books comes from many years of reading to her two children, Thomas and Olivia. Rhyming picture books are some of her favorites.