Beautiful illustrations that look like they are drawn with colored pencils, along with real photographs of the bear and children, add charm to this story.
The way the bear was loved, lost, and then loved again reminded me a lot of the movie Toy Story.
Part of me wanted the characters to have names instead of generic titles like Sad Bear or Little Girl. However, as I got to the end and found out Little Girl's true name, I understood why she wasn't named earlier.
The photographs at the end made the story even more endearing. They were a wonderful addition to the book!
Any child or adult who has had a favorite toy will be touched by this book!