This is a sweet and heart warming story about a man named Danny who became a single *father to his eleven year old son Will when his wife died tragically a year *to his eleven year old son Will when his wife died tragically a year Danny s been trying his absolute best but things aren t going so well He s just been fired from
his construction job and his nasty landlord is threatening to break his legs if he can t pay construction job and his nasty landlord is threatening to break his legs if he can t pay rent Not to mention Will hasn t spoken to anyone since his mother died Desperate for money Danny is inspired by a group of local street performers and purchases an old and ratty panda costume and becomes a very poor dancing panda It s his last chance to earn money and also reconnect with his son This to earn money and also reconnect with his son This definitely cute at moments especially in scenes between Danny and Will Danny is just honestly trying his best but he s a bit clueless about the whole parenting thing his wife was always much better with Will than he ever was There are also some lovely lines about grief and family and how one can cope with it all That said I didn t always get the humour or it felt a bit over the top for my tastes It could sometimes feel a bit absurd with wildly random events happening and characters sometimes feeling a bit cartoonish But all in all a sweet novel about a father and son doing their best together in the face of lossAn ARC was provided to me for free by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I d like to thank NetGalley author James Gould Bourn and Scribner for the advanced reader s copy in exchange for my nbiased reviewThis one was so much fun It was also sad heartwarming hilarious a little crazy but in the end very satisfying The author s sense of humor comes through loud and clear throughout the whole book I loved itIt is about Danny whose wife died in a car accident one year ago and about Will Danny s el. A heartwarming poignant and charming debut novel for fans of Nick Hornby and The Rosie Project about a father and son overcoming their grief in surprisingly inventive waysDanny’s life is falling apart He’s become a single father to eleven year old Will who hasn’t spoken since the death of his mother in a car crash a year earlier and Danny has just been fired from his construction job To make matters worse he’s behind on the rent and Even year old son who hasn t spoken for one year since his mother diedDanny is getting by the best that he can being a single father getting over his own grief and dealing with Will
who won t speak because of his grief There are many parts of this story including Will won t speak because of his grief There are many parts of this story including bullied at school and Danny losing his construction job But the fun begins when Danny finding no other Will at school and Danny losing his construction job But the fun begins when Danny finding no other available becomes a street performer a dancing panda bear But the story becomes even interesting when Will not knowing that his father has changed jobs begins speaking for the first time in a year to the panda bear not knowing it is his dad And then the fun beginsThere are several fun characters that are thrown into the mix Ivan Danny s former Russian construction co worker Krystal the pole dancer who reluctantly helps Danny learn to dance Reg the evil landlord All of them go a long way in making this a very funny and fun storyThe story culminates in Danny participating in a Best of the Street Performers competition where he hopes to win First Prize so that he can pay his rent All of the characters work together to help Danny and Will get through their tough times and it is hilarious It is also heartwarming to see how Danny and Will get to know each other better and help each other get past their grief while remembering their love for their wife and motherThis one is a good one don t miss it I started this book feeling like 35 stars but the I got into the story the 4 stars started to appear I had a hard time at the beginning of the story with all the chatting going in circles not getting anywhere but then as I nderstood where the story was heading I felt like I was beginning to see the real true colors of Bear NecessityBear Necessity a story of a man trying to reconnect with his son and save his fami. Is nasty landlord is threatening to break his legs if he doesn’t pay soon Danny needs money and fast After observing local street performers in a nearby park Danny spends his last few dollars on a tattered panda costume impulsively deciding to become a dancing bear While performing one day Danny spots his son in the park and chases off the older boys who are taunting him Will opens p for the first time since his mother’s death naware th.
summary PandatageLy after a very bad hard tragedy in his past that put a very big reef between them now Danny is ready to recover the lost time and finally *BECOME A FRIEND TO HIS SONWILL *a friend to his sonWill t like to talk he prefers to live in his mind afraid of life and bullies he just wants to spend time with his best friend Mo and forget about the past and all the burdens he keeps living he misses his mom so much he misses his friend someone to talk someone to laugh and feel protected it s p to life and circumstances to finally bring Will and Danny togetherI laugh so much with many of the
Secondary Characters And Their Shenanigans Katrina Mo Ivan All Ofcharacters and their shenanigans Katrina Mo Ivan all of really brought so much to the story giving depth to the main characters they really made me laugh so much What I like about the story was the Danny never gave p that he kept working hard to give anything his son was missing no matter if he had to work in a very weird job his priority was to become friends and family all over againWhat I disliked was the constant bullying to the Main characters it made me angry and sad at the same time that most of the people surrounding Danny and Will were people with the need to out them downBear Necessity is a story of friendship love empathy and hope a story of second chances Overall was a good story a story that needs time to make you feel all the feels A year after the death of his wife Danny and his son Will are not coping with it well Will hasn t said a word since the accident Danny lost his job and can t pay his rent Danny then becomes a dancing panda in the park Will doesn t know it s his dad he s sharing all the secrets of his soul with while
Danny is just happy his son is speaking Delightful story This book smells like it could be ais just happy his son is speaking Delightful story This book smells like it could be a favourite of mine Thank you to Scribner for providing me with an arc. At the man in the panda costume is his father Afraid of disclosing his true identity Danny comforts his son But will Danny lose Will’s trust once he reveals who he is And will he be able to dance his way out of debt or be beaten p before he has a chance Filled with a colorful cast of characters Bear Necessity is a refreshingly La muralla verde unpretentious andltimately The New Competition uplifting story of a father and son reconnecting in the mostnlikely of circumstance. ,