When Addis Berner Bear arrives in the city, it's so big and confusing and so loud and fast, that he forgets why he has come. Gradually, Addis gets to know the city: some things make his fur bristle, and some make his heart leap, but he still cannot remember why he is there. Then something terrible happens ...and something amazing! And they combine to reveal the very tuneful truth about Addis Berner Bear.
Joel Stewart was brought up in a commune in the wilds of Yorkshire. From an early age he was knocked sideways by stories, and invariably lay on the floor drawing pictures to recover. Later, in the year 2000, he graduated with a first class degree in Illustration from Falmouth College of Art. Ever since graduating (and slightly before) he has been writing and drawing for a living, and has recently moved into animation design and directing for television (while not forgetting books!). He also plays a variety of musical instruments and lives with them and some fish in London.