Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Bill Martin's Bears #1)
With more than 7 million copies in print in various formats and languages, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Is one of the most treasured children’s books of all time. Now, more than 40 years after its first printing, this classic is finally available in a new, affordable paperback and CD edition.
The narration, provided by Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth
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I had to read this aloud maybe a hundred nights in a row before I noticed what the text was plainly saying: everyone thinks they are being watched! And ironically, they are the ones doing the watching! From the titular brown bear who is certain that the red bird is watching him/her, each animal is watching an animal and projecting that the very animal they watch, is watching them!
In reality, none of the projected watching is happening. Each animal is ...more
This is another great picture book by Eric Carle. You could happily read it aloud and enjoy it with a young audience. The children have lots of opportunities to join in, as the book focuses on using rhythmic and repetitive texts throughout. The illustrations are fantastic, a combination of bright eye-catchy colours with lovely examples of tissue paper collages used to represent the animals in the story.
The book begins with the reader askin ...more
My eleven week old daughter giggles like a maniac whenever I start reading this book to her, and she is particularly fascinated by the final page. Hence -- because of the maniacal gurgling and concurrent kicking -- five stars, although personally I found the narrative arc a bit flat.
Many mornings she wakes up and demands, "BOOK!" and if I don't pick this one, she yells, "Noooooooo! BOOOOK!" until I read her Brown Bear...
And then great grandma sent it to us in a birthday package. Problem solved!
The first time we read this book my daughter had a reaction to every single turn of the page. She gasped, pointed and said things like, "OH! ...more
I do question the blue horse, though. It’ ...more
Although the original is pitched for the Foundation Stage, the Spanish version is appropriate to use with children in key stage 1 and lower key stage 2, particularly if your teaching children Spanish sentence structures between nouns and adjectives.
I read this book with year 2 and they were absolutely transfixed. The illustrations are bright and the text is big and written in a clear format. M ...more
Much like Eric Carle's other books, the simplicity appeals to my kids and it perm ...more
I got this book to pass down an experience I once had.
Great book... my son turns the pages himself now and I often find him reading it himself in the mornings.
What a brilliant children's author!
• Brown Bear Brown Bear is a delightful story where you find enchanting animals along the way. This book is perfect for toddlers and early readers. With vivid colors throughout the book that capture the attention of young learners this book is sure to be a cherished favorite.
• Teachers may use this for learning Colors, Sight words and Animal identification
• Ages 1-4 Grades Early Learning t ...more
Author: Bill Martin Jr.
Illustrator: Eric Carle
Theme: Predictable, Animals, Colors
What do you see?
I see a red bird
Looking at me.
Brief Book Summary:
The book has a different animal on every page and asks them what they see. They respond by saying a different color animal, which will appear on the next page. At the end, the children are asked what they see.
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