On Christmas morning, a young girl finds the gift of friendship under the tree, a chocolate brown teddy bear she names Harold. Inseparable in their adventures, she carries Harold everywhere by his ear, which begins to unravel. An unexpected adventure takes the two on a journey that begins with a bit of a fright and concludes with unanticipated compassion and trust.
About Sharon Rues (Omaha, Nebraska Author)
Sharon Rues is a lover of teddy bears, and as a mother, she knows the precious friendships young children develop with their and other comforting creatures. Her writing style is classic, bringing heartfelt stories to young readers that capture the curiosity and simplicity of childhood experiences.
Rues has a master’s level education in communication arts and is an exceptionally talented writer and speaker who engages and entertains children and adults through storytelling, humor, and animation.
She lives with her family in Omaha, Nebraska.