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The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

A beautiful story about passion, friendship and belonging. If you want to find out more about David Litchfield, you can visit his official website by clickin...

A picture book for older children...


Listen to the story and answer the questions below.

  1. What did the bear find in the forest?
  2. What sound did it make?
  3. How old was the bear? How do you know?
  4. Why did the bear touch it ‘shyly’?
  5. How did the bear feel when he played the piano?
  6. How long did it take the bear to learn how to play the piano? How do the pictures help you to understand?
  7. How had the bear changed?
  8. Why did the other bears come to the clearing?
  9. What did they think of the piano?
  10. Who came across the clearing?
  11. Who told the bear the instrument was called a piano?
  12. Why do they want the bear to go to the city?