Mistaken for a Bear – Philip Ardagh and Jamie Beard

In the melting pot of London in 1839, two young dock workers chase a tiger on the loose - a dangerous splash of colour in a world of soot and grime!

Written by Philip Ardagh, Mistaken for a Bear is a true story about mistaken identities, brought vividly to life by debut illustrator Jamie Beard’s richly atmospheric depictions of a grimy Victorian London.

FREE with your purchase!*

Your order will come with an exclusive First Edition bookplate signed by the author and with illustrator's signature.

*while stocks last

For young readers age 9 and up.

Mistaken for a Bear was edited by Daisy Jellicoe and art directed by Chloé Tartinville at Walker Books.

Limited, clothbound hardback edition

Mistaken for a Bear is part of the 10 Stories to Make a Difference collection: ten original illustrated stories for young readers, all inspired by the theme of Difference. The collection features a mix of well-known and emerging writers and illustrators, giving a platform to untold stories and diverse new voices. Proceeds from sales supports Pop Up’s work in deprived schools, marginalised communities, and with talented aspiring and emerging writers and illustrators.

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In the melting pot of London in 1839, two young dock workers chase a tiger on the loose - a dangerous splash of colour in a world of soot and grime!

Written by Philip Ardagh, Mistaken for a Bear is a true story about mistaken identities, brought vividly to life by debut illustrator Jamie Beard’s richly atmospheric depictions of a grimy Victorian London.

FREE with your purchase!*

Your order will come with an exclusive First Edition bookplate signed by the author and with illustrator's signature.

*while stocks last

For young readers age 9 and up.

Mistaken for a Bear was edited by Daisy Jellicoe and art directed by Chloé Tartinville at Walker Books.

Limited, clothbound hardback edition

Mistaken for a Bear is part of the 10 Stories to Make a Difference collection: ten original illustrated stories for young readers, all inspired by the theme of Difference. The collection features a mix of well-known and emerging writers and illustrators, giving a platform to untold stories and diverse new voices. Proceeds from sales supports Pop Up’s work in deprived schools, marginalised communities, and with talented aspiring and emerging writers and illustrators.