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  • ISBN: 1627797246
  • ISBN: 9781627797245
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 13 cm
    print
  • Edition: Mini lift-the-tab edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: On board pages.
Cover title.
Summary, etc.: "Illustrations and rhyming text portray a young bear searching for its mother and meeting many North American animals along the way."--Title page verso.
Target Audience Note:
0+
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2007 June #1
    Forty years ago, Martin and a newcomer named Eric Carle launched a cottage industry with their now-beloved classic, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (1967). After narrowing the original book's broad purview in two sequels, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? (1991), about zoo animals, and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? (2003), about endangered animals, this third sequel continues the thematic approach with an all-American assemblage and attention paid to the continent's many regions (a mountain goat, a rattlesnake, and a blue heron are among the creatures depicted). Martin's rhythmic text cleaves to the familiar pattern and leads readers from one double-page animal portrait to another, all crisply set against white backgrounds. Adults may appreciate the educational prospects of the North American angle, but the appeal here for the youngest children—as with the book's predecessors—will be in examining the complex, collaged textures within Carle's simple forms and in gleefully anticipating the appearance of each critter in the sequence.

Author Notes

Bill Martin Jr (1916-2004) wrote children's books for more than thirty years. He earned a Ph.D. in early childhood education and was a proponent of using rhyme and rhythm to teach young children how to read.

Eric Carle, illustrator of many beloved children's books, was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied art and design at the Academy of Applied Art. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated. eric-carle.com

Subject: Bears Juvenile fiction
Mother and child Juvenile fiction
Animals North America Juvenile fiction
Genre: Stories in rhyme.
Toy and movable books.

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