Bill Martin Jr.





Bill Martin Jr.


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in The United States
March 20, 1916

Died
August 11, 2004

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Bill Martin, Jr. (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See; Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear; Panda Bear Panda Bear What Do You See; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children. Martin held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. Born in Kansas, he worked as an elementary-school principal in Chicago before moving to New York City, where he worked in publishing, developing innovative reading programs for schools. After several years, he devoted himself full-time to writing his children's books. He lived in New York until 1993, when he moved to Texas. He ...more

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Wha...

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, Wha...

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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, Wha...

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Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

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Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What ...

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Ten Little Caterpillars

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Knots on a Counting Rope

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Here Are My Hands

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3.84 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 1987 — 10 editions
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