A woodcutter frees a bear from a trap and the two of them set off to Oslo to see the king. On their way, Halvor gives them a place to spend the night. The bear rewards Halvor by scaring away some troublesome visitors.
Illustrated by Bill Bolton
Genre: Play based on a traditional tale
Strand 8: Engage with the book through exploring and enacting interpretations.
Strand 9: Draw on knowledge and experience of texts in deciding and planning what and how to write (e.g. writing in style of play scenes).