I'm delighted to share a link to Darlene Foster's Review of Waiting For Frank-Bear. Darlene is an author of Young Adult/Children's books, who hails from Canada. You might like to get to know her, here. The Bears and I are truly delighted to know that readers far away from #Beechworth enjoy reading about their lives … Continue reading Waiting For Frank-Bear – Darlene’s Review.
Waiting for Frank Bear is released over thext 24 hours or so and I’m delighted that good friend and Melbourne author ANdrea Flory (Meeks) has posted an encouragement to buy on her blogging page.
I’m delighted on behalf of the Bears. I still find them irresistable creatures and hope that the Book does them justice.
Pop over and take a look.
Thank you so much, Andrea.
No, this is not a post about a personable grizzly – we don’t have any in Australia. The closest we get is the legendary ‘Drop Bear’.
<<cue hysterical laughter>>
No, this post is about my good friend Frank Prem and the Beechworth Bakery Bears he has come to know and love. Frank is an Aussie poet-storyteller who brought me to tears with his stories of the Black Saturday bushfires that killed so many in our state. This time, however, Frank has created a beautiful book about teddy bears:
I love teddy bears and have a whole shelf full keeping me company in my office, so I fell in love with the Bakery Bears at first sight!
In the latest Bear book – Waiting for Frank Bear – Frank gives voice to these cuddly Bears and shows us their…
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Waiting for Frank-Bear is set for release on November 14, just a few days away, and Sally Cronin is spreading the word over at The SorgasBord Blog Magazine, today.
As release day for this new book nears I find myself thinking a lot about the simple joy of a cuddly teddy bear and how much warmth and pleasure such a furry friend can bring.
Thank you Sally (and thank you Bears!)
Frank Prem has another children’s poetry story book with more of the lovable bears coming soon..A Beechworth Bakery Bears e-Book: Waiting For Frank Bear and I can recommend both of the previous books in the series.
About the story
The Beechworth Bakery Bears are still just as friendly and eager to please as ever.
But, where is Frank-Bear?
He does not come in to see them as often as before and they miss him.
They would love to tell you about their lives now, and how they wait for their best friend Frank-Bear to visit.
Step back into the bakery and find out what is happening in the world of The Beechworth Bakery Bears.
A selection of other books by Frank Prem
My review for book (too) 18th February 2021
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It is a great pleasure to be able to share another wonderful review of the new Bakery Bears picture book - Waiting For Frank-Bear. Liz Gauffreau shares her responses to the Bears as they weather the changes brought in a Covid-19 affected world. Regular visitors to this page will know that Liz is a wonderful … Continue reading Waiting For Frank-Bear – Liz’s Review
Next week I have an author appearance to make at a local Library in Yackandandah. Not far from where I live. The topic will be two-fold - my 'a love poetry trilogy' of books (which has never really had an airing in public) and to talk about self-publishing. It feels a little ironic, because the … Continue reading The Bears have entered the building . . .
It’s my pleasure to invite visitors to my blog to pop over to Robbie cheadle’s place – Robbie’s Inspiration.
Today I’ve chatted with her and her vistors a little about The Bakery Bears, and why they engage me so much that I’ve written two books about them, now, with Waiting For Frank-Bear just about to be released.
Robbie has also posted her review of the new book and it is just lovely to read.
The Bears will be delighted when I mention it to them!
Robbie has also featured another collage of Bakery Bear photographs with the article.
Thank you, Robbie.
Today, I am delighted to welcome poet and author, Frank Prem, to Robbie’s Inspiration with a post about his The Beechworth Bakery Bears series of books.
What is it about Bakery Bears?
I can’t really begin to examine my literary aspirations for The Beechworth Bakery Bears books without recounting the context for my becoming aware of them.
Background to the first book – The Beechworth Bakery Bears
By profession I am a Psychiatric Nurse, and have had enough years of performing shift work for the thrill of rocking up to the job for a 7am start to have worn off, a little. So, what I like to do is to create a little contemplative bubble around myself before my early shifts start.
A little after 6am, (before Covid 19 struck), I would approach the Beechworth Bakery, often still in pre-dawn darkness. The Bakery is the only place in town that…
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Beechwirth Bakery Bears collage - 29/10/2021 How many Bears, is too many Bears? Bear-ly enough!
I finally finished what I think I needed to do. Yesterday's post was a bit of a fib, in that I ended up doing another 3 or 4 iterations of the Waiting For Frank-Bear book before I felt I had it as good as it was going to get this time around. I've just sent … Continue reading ARCs away !
Waiting For Frank Bear digital edition cover - 27/11/2021 <phew> I think I've managed to convert Waiting For Frank Bear into a digital edition successfully. It has been a heck of a job because of the way text has been dealt with in the paper editions, but I won't bore you with the details. I … Continue reading Waiting For Frank-Bear – digital edition
Have just finalised the release date for the Bakery Bears book 'Waiting For Frank-Bear'. The two editions (hardback and softcover) will go live on 12th November. I imagine they will be available for pre-order at Amazon and the other on-line bookshops within a day or so. It's quite a relief to get that far, though … Continue reading Please release me . . .