Bear finds a little box, which he believes would be the perfect gift for his friend, Mouse. On his way to give it to him, Monkey, Owl, Fox, Elephant, Squirrel and Bunny all have discouraging things to say about the box. Bear begins to doubt his instincts, but is gratified when Mouse sees it at last…and loves it.

Pure, charming and abundantly sweet. Author/illustrator Foley shows remarkable mastery of line, form and space in his first Picturebook. Both the story and the art are simple, yet nuanced, packing a lot of heart into this beautiful tale of friendship, doubt, and ultimately, a belief in one’s self.

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