Best Bear Ever! : A Year With the Little World of Liz
About the book
Fans have fallen in love with Liz Climo's charmingly quirky animal kingdom, which was first featured in The Little World of Liz Climo--and then followed up with Lobster is the Best Medicine. Best Bear Ever! follows main characters Bear and Rabbit through the seasons, as they go on adventures, spend time with old friends, and make new ones too! This collection is a mix of new comics and fan favorites, plus a never-before-published long-form comic. Liz's fans will love adding this to their collections, while the "year-long" format will intrigue new readers as well.
Liz Climo Biography
Liz Climo (born July 24, 1981) is an American cartoonist, animator, children's book author, and illustrator. She is best known for her webcomics, which she posts regularly to her website, The Little World of Liz, and her Rory the Dinosaur children's book series. She has also been animating on the television series The Simpsons since 2003.
BiographyClimo was born and raised in Silicon Valley, where she attended San Jose State University (SJSU). At SJSU, Climo applied for the university's animation program, but was not accepted. Despite this setback, and before graduating from SJSU, Climo was hired as an animator on The Simpsons and moved to Los Angeles.After working in the industry for a few years, Climo started a blog on Tumblr, where she occasionally posted comics and drawings. The blog eventually gained momentum, which led to her career in publishing. Since then, Climo has worked as a children's book author, has published calendars, and has a successful greeting card line featured at Target and Walmart.Climo currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
Author/IllustratorRory the Dinosaur Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad (2015) Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet (2016) Rory the Dinosaur Needs a Christmas Tree (2017) Forthcoming Rory the Dinosaur title The Little World of Liz Climo The Little World of Liz Climo (2013) Lobster is the Best Medicine (2015) Best Bear Ever! (2018) Please Don't Eat Me (2019) You're Mom (2020) You're Dad (2021) You're Loved (2022) I'm So Happy You're Here (2022)
IllustratorYou Don't Want A Unicorn!, Ame Dyckman (2017) Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back?, Jory John (2018) You Don't Want a Dragon!, Ame Dyckman (2020) First Day Critter Jitters, Jory John (2020) Summer Camp Critter Jitters, Jory John (2021)
ReceptionClimo and her work have been featured by publications and websites including The Huffington Post, The Toast, The Daily Dot, HitFix, Flavorwire, and The National Post (Ontario). Her works have been translated into 8 languages, and she is a bestselling author in China.School Library Journal calls Climo's debut book "a read-aloud option with broad appeal" and "an excellent addition for most collections." The Horn Book Guide to Children's and Young Adult Books affirms that "love between father and son abounds on each spread," while Kirkus Reviews adds that "readers will appreciate the clean design and the warm and humorous story; they'll hope Rory sets off again soon."Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet, Climo's second book, has been called "a cheerfully absurd portrait of unconditional love" (Publishers Weekly), "a fun book to share with the very young either one-on-one or in small groups" (School Library Journal). School Library Journal praises Climo's "simple yet clear, colorful, and expressive" illustrations, while Kirkus Reviews lauds her "lighthearted approach" and describes th ... Read full biography
|Imprint:||Running Press Adult|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Publication date:||Sept. 13, 2018|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United States|