1st ed. - New York, NY : Feiwel and Friends, 2008.
229 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Maps on endpapers.
In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Island contrasts with the dismal lives of children dwelling under the Brooklyn Bridge.