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Who-o-o's that in the nursery?  It's Hoot, a welcome addition to Jane Hissey's charming stuffed menagerie. When Little Bear is frightened by a strange noise, he and the other animals get up to investigate. What they find is a new nocturnal friend--the shining star of this delightful new picture boo ...more

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Recognized in both publishing and TV, Jane Hissey is best known for her children’s book series Old Bear & Friends. First published in 1986, it later became the inspiration for BAFTA award winning TV series Old Bear Stories.

As a child growing up in Norfolk, Jane developed a love for writing and drawing. Her holidays were spent wandering fields and lanes, conjuring up fantastical worlds with pencil and sketchbook. When she wasn’t doing this she would spend days at a time sittin