B. Bear and Lolly: Off to School!
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Despite their disastrous first encounter involving porridge and broken furniture, B. Bear (Baby Bear) and Lolly (Goldilocks) realized that not only do they like the same things, they like them just right.

But now these two best friends must steel themselves for their greatest adventure yet:

The first day of school.

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B.Bear and Lolly: Off to School is finally released!
Livingston...riffs on Goldilocks in a story about best friends Lolly and B. Bear: 'And why not? They liked the same porridge, the same chair, and the same comfy bed.' ... Livingston's sense of humor and Chou's fairytale landscape result in an enjoyable story.
Chou's brightly colored digital illustrations are a nifty exercise in character spotting, as he hides other fairy-tale characters and settings; Lolly's shortcut passes by an infamous house of straw. And Livingston plays up the original 'Goldilocks' fairy tale when the duo goes shopping for supplies...it's a relatively appealing addition to the fractured-fairy-tale and back-to-school shelves.

A.A. Livingston is a New York Times bestselling author of over 200 books, under the pen name Annie Auerbach.

She lives outside of Portland, Oregon with her family, and has stolen nine Caldecott medals, three Emmys, a Grammy, four Oscars, and a Nobel Prize in Medicine.

Well, that's not exactly true. The Nobel Prize was in Economics, but Medicine sounds better.

What were your favorite books as a child?
Madeline, Pippi Longstocking, The Giant Jam Sandwich, and Ramona the Pest
Do you do the illustrations for your books?
Nope, afraid not. I can't even draw stick figures very well!

What is your favorite color?
Do you know J.K. Rowling?
No. I hear she's very nice, though.
Which do you like better: Dark chocolate or milk chocolate?
Milk chocolate. Yummmmmmm!

© 2014 A. A. Livingston