Come join Fred the Bear on a stunningly illustrated journey to be crowned the best bear in the wood and, just maybe, learn that there might be more to life than training... Each year, for as long as the forest has stood, A contest is held for the bears of the wood... And Fred is the champion. He's just that good. Fred is the Best Bear in the Wood - and he's got the medals to prove it. Being the best takes a lot of hard work, and time on your own, but Fred doesn't mind. Until a new bear moves to town, and Fred's champion GRRRRR goes missing... How will he ever win now? Or will Fred instead learn that some things are more important than winning? The second stunning, captivating and witty picture book from the immensely talented Rob Biddulph, whose debut BLOWN AWAY won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.