Story Time with Julia Sarcone-Roach: There Are No Bears in This Bakery

We're thrilled to welcome back Julia Sarcone-Roach to share from her new picture book, THERE ARE NO BEARS IN THIS BAKERY. The creator of the New York Times bestselling THE BEAR ATE YOUR SANDWICH brings us another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator.

A tough gumshoe of a cat--the name's Muffin--protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch.

One night, Muffin hears a suspicious noise. Mouse? Raccoon? Bat? Nope, not the usual suspects. But Muffin hears . . . growling. Could it be? Yup. A bear. Just a cub. Whose stomach is definitely growling. Muffin's got this case solved--clearly this bear needs some donuts.

In this wonderfully noir-tinged tale, Julia Sarcone-Roach gives us another funny story of a hungry bear in the wrong place at the right time. This tale is sly and sweet, with sprinkles on top.

About Julia Sarcone-Roach
After attending the Rhode Island School of Design, Julia Sarcone-Roach made her Knopf picture book debut with THE SECRET PLAN, and followed it up with the highly praised SUBWAY STORY. She is also the creator of animated videos, including Call of the Wild, which was featured in indie film festivals and won several prizes. Julia lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can find her on the Web at

Event date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
2200 N. Westmoreland Street
Arlington, VA 22213
There Are No Bears in This Bakery Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399556654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

The Bear Ate Your Sandwich Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984852090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - December 11th, 2018