A Boy and a Bear in a Boat

Dave Shelton

No. of pages 304

Great for age
A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book, and a ukulele. The bear assures the boy that they are traveling a short distance and it really shouldn't take very long. But then they encounter "unforeseeable anomalies": turbulent stormy seas! a terrifying sea monster! and the rank remains of The Very Last Sandwich. The odds are pitted against the boy and the bear and their boat. Will the Harriet, their trusted vessel, withstand the violent lashings of the salty waves? And will anyone ever answer their message in a bottle?


A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton won the Branford Boase Award in 2013. It was nominated for the Costa in 2012.A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton has not been rated for age or fabulousness yet on TheBookseekers. There are currently no reviews for this book on this site. Click on the + buttons to include your own ratings!

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