42 Word Retrospective: The Hermit and the Bear by John Yeoman

The Hermit and the Bear

by John Yeoman, ill. Quentin Blake (André Deutsch, 1984)

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A hermit looking to pass on his knowledge finds his work cut out for him when he takes in an enthusiastic but galumphing bear for tuition. Although not progressing much from its starting premise, this wistfully humorous YA tale retains its charm.


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