When Bear is given to Max’s dad at a very special party, Max isn’t there yet… When Max is born, Bear gets so excited! Max’s mommy gives him Sophie the Giraffe instead and Bear is disappointed. He decides to wait for Max to grow up a bit. Maybe then he’ll love Bear. Next, Max’s mom gives him a light up turtle… Bear is disappointed again… Will Max ever need a friend he can hug and play with that doesn’t light up or make noise? Will Max ever notice Bear? Max and Bear is a story about patience, and waiting for good things to come.
Awards: Purple Dragonfly Book Award