Goodbye Mother Bear by Adam David Searle

It can be hard sometimes to say goodbye. Especially if you never see that person again.

Faraday Bear has suffered a devastating loss and the young cub is feeling lost and sad. With the help of his friends, he finds ways to navigate grief.

Through beautiful illustrations and a tender and uplifting tale, Goodbye Mother Bear aims to help children come to terms with the loss of someone special in this charming book of friendship, loss and hope.


My name is Adam David Searle and I was born on 5th November 1981.

I was diagnosed with dyslexia when I was 5 years old and could not read or write until I was 11. I used to love being read stories and, as I had a vivid imagination, I used to tell me own stories.

I started to learn to read after discovering the Goosebumps books and decided that I too wanted to be a writer. I wrote my first story The Big & The Little Monster when I was 12 and, years later, published it in 2017. I have since written a further five books including Goodbye Mother Bear and is currently working on a second book that features my character Faraday Bear. Away from the desk I enjoy playing my guitar, surfing, collecting autographs and spending time with my bowtie loving dog, Gambit.

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