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What Was That?

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  46 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Three skittish brothers try to comfort each other when they hear night noises in their house.
Paperback, 24 pages
Published February 15th 1994 by Golden Books
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Sean Gibson
Apr 06, 2015 Sean Gibson rated it it was amazing
I'd almost forgotten about this book until I pulled it out of a box recently to read to my little guy...and was reminded of how much I loved it, and how much fun it is to read aloud!
Pamela
Mar 12, 2015 Pamela rated it it was amazing
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This is and will always be my favorite book from when I was a child, my mother would read it to me all the time and I still know a lot of the words by heart. I had a copy that I read to my boys but some how it got lost or misplaced so when I looked on Amazon and someone had a hardcover copy for .14 I grabbed it and it came today so I had to read it, like 10 times while I wiped away tears. Love this book so much because it has many memories attached to it.
Jennifer
Jan 24, 2014 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
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This is a childhood favorite of mine! I wanted to add it to my library's collection, but unfortunately it's not in print anymore. It's a fantastic bedtime story about things that go bump in the night! :-)
Kay
Jul 05, 2015 Kay rated it liked it
A lovely story, but the illustrations were only OK.
Holly
Sep 11, 2014 Holly rated it it was amazing
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One of my childhood favorites!
Seth
Nov 12, 2012 Seth rated it really liked it
PB:21 What Was That!. What a funny, yet true story about bears, mice, spiders, and bugs trying to all go to sleep but they all keep hearing noises that are frightening them! It's one of the oldest children's picturebooks that is still relevant today and can relate to many children being scared during the wee hours of the night and hopping right into bed with their Mom and Dad. Great nighttime story!
Robin
Feb 23, 2013 Robin rated it it was amazing
Truly loved by my children and grandchildren. (out of print and selling online for hundreds of dollars - so glad I bought mine 35 years ago)
Adrienne Colbert
Dec 06, 2010 Adrienne Colbert rated it it was amazing
Cute tale of brother bears sticking together during what they assume is a scary night.
Becky
Feb 12, 2012 Becky rated it it was amazing
This was so much fun to read to my kids!
Bonnie
Dec 31, 2012 Bonnie rated it it was amazing
Love this book.
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