When a child receives a toy, there's often an instant bond that may last just a short while, until the next toy gains their attention. And sometimes, when a child receives a toy, a very special toy, they gain a friend. A friend who supports their curiosity and imagination. A friend who provides safety and security in a big world filled with strange sounds and smells and smiles! A friend who is a safe place for questions and secrets and to try new skills. This is the story about the beginning of such a great friendship between a child and her beloved teddy bear friend, Bow-B. It's the beginning of a story that explores the purpose and joy of friendship through the eyes of a teddy bear friend. It is my hope that you will enjoy reading to and with your child or the children in your care, and listening to them read to you about the adventures of Miss Baby and her bear, and all of the wonderful things they learn...about themselves and about the world around them.