"Iʼve got this one. Itʼs good! I like it when he gets the bad rats..."
"All the children were going to think he was going to be really cute but really he was really scary BUT really he's nice!"
Boris Starts School
By Carrie Weston
Illustrated by Tim Warnes
Oxford University Press 2012
Boris is the new bear at school. Heʼs not quite what everyone was expecting, so it takes a while for him to settle in….but his classmates soon discover that everyone needs a friend like Boris!
(Originally published as Oh, Boris! )
I took reference photos in our local school, so I hope my pictures are authentically chaotic! Miss Cluck was based on one of my hens – I wonder if you can guess who inspired the ninja rat pack?!
Text © 2007 by Carrie Weston. Illustrations © 2007 by Tim Warnes
Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Oxford University Press
Previously published as 'Oh, Boris!' (2007)
Published in the USA as 'The New Bear At School'