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Otto the Book Bear

by Katie Cleminson

Otto the Book Bear is a special little bear who lives in a book, and nothing makes him happier than when children read his book. But Otto also has special secret adventures that happen when no one is looking: he walks right off the pages of his book and goes exploring.

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This is all well and good until Otto’s family packs up and moves away while he is out of his book. What is a book bear to do without his book to live in? Otto must now set out on his biggest adventure yet – to find a new home. 

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Otto the Book Bear is a story that will have young readers watching their own books to see who will hop off the shelf. It is a beautiful book with timeless illustrations that celebrates the magic of books, the joy of reading, and the warm feelings of friendship.

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