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By Caroline Hadilaksono   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338139198 Hardcover
40 Pages | 8.4" x 10.28" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338291384 Ebook
40 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

A laugh-out-loud story of trying to make new friends and appreciating the ones you have from debut author-illustrator Caroline Hadilaksono!

Bear, Squirrel, and Raccoon have been friends a long time. A loooooooong time. So when a family of city folks comes to the neighbourhood, the friends think that a surprise welcome party is just the kind of fun they've been looking for. Well, the party turns out to be quite the surprise indeed, but maybe not exactly what Bear, Squirrel, and Raccoon were imagining?

Laugh-out-loud fun for friends and families of all species

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Praise for Surprise!

* “The woodsy setting and unaware characters in Hadilaksono’s picture book debut, rendered in digitally finished watercolor and gouache, offer all the fun of a classic farce.” Publishers Weekly, starred review