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As an author who has a special connection to the outdoors, specifically parks in her backyard in the mountains of California, Terry Pierce's text felt like returning home for her. Paired with the amazing illustrations by Nadja Sarell, this board book for youngsters (picnicking with their families at Yosemite) helps all of us to understand how to help bears eat only what they should.

Adonia Ripple and Katie Coit of Yosemite Conservancy have acquired Terry Pierce's EAT UP, BEAR!, a board book featuring the good natural foods black bears should eat, to be illustrated by Nadja Sarell, publishing summer 2021. Tricia Lawrence of Erin Murphy Literary Agency represented the author and Kate Kendrick of Astound US represented the illustrator.

Coming to Yosemite National Park’s gift shops (and bookstores!) in summer 2021, this board book is sure to be a fun keepsake from a glorious day spent in nature.

Congratulations, Terry!