Spoiled Sophie doesn t want her Birthday Bear, so the little teddy finds himself stuffed into a garbage can But his adventures have only just begun Half buried by a dog, ridiculed by rabbits, and picked at by a raven, the bear is very much the worse for wear when he s finally fished out of a pond by a little boy named Paul A beautifully illustrated tale about a Throwaway Bear who, at last, finds someone to love and care for him Sandy Nightingale is an author and illustrator whose books include A Giraffe on the Moon, One Pink Pig, I m a Little Monster, and The Witch s Spell


10 thoughts on “Throwaway Bear

  1. Ruenn Shy Ruenn Shy says:

    Poor Throwaway Bear He finds himself in the rubbish bin after spoilt Sophie discards him But that s only the beginning of his adventures Soon he s half buried by a dog, pounced upon by rabbits and dropped into deep lake by a raven Luckily a boy called Paul discovers Throwaway Bear, and he has a brilliant idea It just reminds me of the Pixar s animation The Toy Storieshow toys are being forgotten abandoned abused throwaway But Andy is not like Sophie, not at all I like this book as it Poor Throwaway Bear He finds himself in the rubbish bin after spoilt Sophie discards him But that s only the beginning of his adventures Soon he s half buried by a dog, pounced upon by rabbits and dropped into deep lake by a raven Luckily a boy called Paul discovers Throwaway Bear, and he has a brilliant idea It just reminds me of the Pixar s animation The Toy Storieshow toys are being forgotten abandoned abused throwaway But Andy is not like Sophie, not at all I like this book as it reminds me not to spoil my child, I shall teach my child to be grateful, appreciative, respectful, loving and benevolence I remember I was taught to repair things including toys whenever they are broken instead of buying new ones to replace the broken one, that way I am grateful and appreciative for what I have Otherwise, I would become Sophie and I would take things for granted and thinking that things can always be replaced.This is a beautiful story with beautiful illustrations indeed


  2. Greg Greg says:

    A bear lover will find this book irresistible Your heart will melt at the cover, and of course who would actually throw away a bear One is therefore forced to open the book just to find out And what a pleasure that turns out to be The book is populated with beautiful full size colour illustrations, which perfectly enhance the plot no end The baddies in the book are all human, of course, but that is not to say that all humans in the book are bad It starts with a girl on her birthday, and fi A bear lover will find this book irresistible Your heart will melt at the cover, and of course who would actually throw away a bear One is therefore forced to open the book just to find out And what a pleasure that turns out to be The book is populated with beautiful full size colour illustrations, which perfectly enhance the plot no end The baddies in the book are all human, of course, but that is not to say that all humans in the book are bad It starts with a girl on her birthday, and finishes with a different girl on her birthday I won t say any I have probably said too much as it is but this is a lovely, perfectly pitched children s book, aimed at readers of all ages.A truly awesome purchase for young and old alike BFN Greggorio


  3. Greg Greg says:

    A bear lover will find this book irresistible Your heart will melt at the cover, and of course who would actually throw away a bear One is therefore forced to open the book just to find out And what a pleasure that turns out to be The book is populated with beautiful full size colour illustrations, which perfectly enhance the plot no end The baddies in the book are all human, of course, but that is not to say that all humans in the book are bad It starts with a girl on her birthday, and fi A bear lover will find this book irresistible Your heart will melt at the cover, and of course who would actually throw away a bear One is therefore forced to open the book just to find out And what a pleasure that turns out to be The book is populated with beautiful full size colour illustrations, which perfectly enhance the plot no end The baddies in the book are all human, of course, but that is not to say that all humans in the book are bad It starts with a girl on her birthday, and finishes with a different girl on her birthday I won t say any I have probably said too much as it is but this is a lovely, perfectly pitched children s book, aimed at readers of all ages.A truly awesome purchase for young and old alike BFN Greggorio


  4. Dee-Ann Dee-Ann says:

    Very sad story but had a happy ending Great pictures, but there were a few too many words for my son to appreciate so basically I just read the story according to what the pictures told me The pictures, as mentioned were extraordinary and could tell the story or a story just from them.


  5. Serge Smagarinsky Serge Smagarinsky says:

    Could do with a shorter would count but does a great job of pulling on the emotions from two perspectives Also does a good job of teaching a great life lesson without being too didactic.