"… Bear and Mouse are a perfect comedic mixture." ~ Kirkus Reviews

Bonny Becker

My dad was a respected small-town doctor, who dreamed of dancing like Fred Astaire and drove a motorcycle to his rounds in the dead of winter bundled in a huge parka. My mom urged us up narrow mountain roads and out to empty deserts in search of rare birds, and happily managed to read just […]
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Good News!

I’m thrilled that my book “The Christmas Crocodile” has been reissued. Many parents have told me it’s become a holiday tradition to read this book to their children. It is illustrated by David Small, winner of the Caldecott Honor. I’m happy it’s also one of Nancy Pearl’s rediscovered books. Pearl, a former librarian, is an […]
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Cloud Country

Illustrated by Noah Klocek Pixar Animation Studio Artist Showcase Disney Press, 2015 Picture book Sitting there, among the clouds, looking down and daydreaming is… a little cloudlet. Gale would like nothing more than to make one real cloud shape. But instead, she creates something different. Wait until all of Cloud Country finds out!   Find out […]
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A Bedtime for Bear

Illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton Candlewick Press, 2010 Picture book format Bear must have absolute quiet when he goes to bed. He likes to set out his glass of water, adjust his nightcap, fluff his favorite pillow, and then drift peacefully to sleep. But the effervescent Mouse, small and gray and bright-eyed, finds it terribly […]
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