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Try, try again


Bear and his best friend, Bird have decided they want to learn how to ride a bike – and also a scooter, and how to get around on a pair of rollerskates. But Bear usually walks everywhere and Bird flies so this pair need to learn how to persevere at something that they don’t get right first time.

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A delightful picture book with an encouraging story that shows little ones about the importance of perseverance.

DK invites you on a fun-filled adventure with Bear and Bird, two best friends with hearts of gold, as they set out to teach young readers the importance of not giving up when things get difficult.

Join Bear and his best friend Bird, as they embark on their next exciting adventure. Bear, with the help of Bird, has decided he wants to learn how to ride a bike. But Bear usually walks everywhere, so he needs to learn how to persevere when trying something new, even if he doesn’t get it right the first time!

With captivating and comical illustrations by popular artist Jonny Lambert, and a delightful rhyming narrative, this picture book is sure to enchant its little readers and gently introduces toddlers to a lifelong skill: persevering and not giving up.

A heart-warming story for kids to enjoy, this pretty picture book features:

– 12 captivating spreads within a chunky and easy-to-hold storybook.
– Beautiful illustrations bringing all the key characters to life.
– Easy-to-read text and important vocabulary words to encourage early-learning.
– Heart-warming storylines with a strong underlying message.

Proving the perfect storybook for toddlers, Bear and Bird gently introduces toddlers to the importance of never giving up, no matter how challenging it may be.

Perfect for parents and children to read together, this baby book is a must-have volume for any animal-lover’s bookshelf, and encourages youngsters to go outside and stay active; whilst subtly introducing a diverse range of important topics, from how plants grow and why seasons change, to healthy eating and how to help a friend in need.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery. So why stop there?

Renowned illustrator Jonny Lambert also brings you Bear and Bird: Learn to Share, and Bear and Bird: Make Friends, beautifully-illustrated storybooks set to teach young readers that sharing is caring!

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Additional information

Weight 0.582 kg
Dimensions 21.7 × 21.7 × 2.2 cm






22 unnumbered




Hardback original


823.92 (edition:23)


Children – juvenile / Code: J