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Billingsly

(2014)
The Bear with the Crinkled Ear
A novel by

 
 
A little girl and an extraordinary teddy bear share the secrets of a wondrous, sometimes puzzling world in this charming children's tale that celebrates diversity, from the acclaimed author of the schoolroom classic To Sir, With Love

Lisbeth has a new best friend, her toy bear, Billingsly, who has one perfectly formed ear that is ideal for hearing what goes on in the world around him. But with his left ear, which is misshapen, he listens to Lisbeth alone. When she speaks into Billingsly's crinkled ear, Billingsly speaks back, though he'll talk to no one but Lisbeth because adults would never listen to him the way she does, and other children tend to shun him because he is different. When Lisbeth is in school, Billingsly enjoys adventures from his perch on the windowsill in her bedroom with animals roaming the outside world and magical creatures like the Tooth Fairy and the other bear in the mirror. But his greatest adventures take place when he is in Lisbeth's arms, for nothing is more magical than a little girl's love.
Filled with wit and wonder, Billingsly is the tale of an extraordinary friendship that is sure to enchant children of all ages, and adults who are young at heart.

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Paperback Editions

January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Billingsly: The Bear with the Crinkled Ear
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-4804-5747-7 / 978-1-4804-5747-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Billingsly: The Bear with the Crinkled Ear
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
ISBN: 1-906190-23-2 / 978-1-906190-23-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hansib Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Billingsly: The Bear with the Crinkled Ear
Author(s): E R Braithwaite
Publisher: Open Road Media Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA