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Bill Martin Jr.

Bill Martin Jr.

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 lived in the east Texas woods, near the town of Commerce, until he passed away in 2004.

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Books by the Author

Brown Bear & Friends 4 Board Book Gift Set

Brown Bear & Friends 4 Board Book Gift Set

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The Brown Bear & Friends complete four-book board book gift set.

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?

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Mini Tab: Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?
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Mini Tab: Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and the 10th anniversary of Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? with this special, small lift-the-tab board...

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Brown Bear & Friends Little Bear Library

Brown Bear & Friends Little Bear Library

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Available for the first time, this junior library brings together miniature paper-over-board editions of all four bear books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Polar Bear, Polar...

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Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?
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Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; Illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? is the final collaboration from the bestselling author-illustrator team of Bill Martin, Jr., and Eric Carle. Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear's quest...

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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; Illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Thirty-five years after their first groundbreaking collaboration, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunite to address...

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Bear Book Readers Paperback Boxed Set
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Bear Book Readers Paperback Boxed Set

Bill Martin Jr, illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's classic Bear books have been a hit with children, parents, and teachers for many generations and have sold more than eleven million copies. With a 6" x 9" trim and...

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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? 10th Anniversary Edition
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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? 10th Anniversary Edition

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Ten years ago, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunited to address the important topic of animal conservation....

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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?

Slide and Find

Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle
St. Martin's Press
Priddy Books

Hot on the heels of Slide and Find Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?, is this Slide and Find edition of the final collaboration between Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle, Panda Bear,...

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child?

Lots of noise!

Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend...

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; Illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth...

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Bill Martin, Jr. and Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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. This edition,...

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; Illustrated by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly...

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear? sound book
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Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear? sound book

Bill Martin, Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle
St. Martin's Press
Priddy Books

A new edition of this all-time favorite children's tale to delight children and parents alike. Bill Martin's playful story introduces a parade of rowdy zoo animals, all illustrated in Eric Carle's...

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Brown Bear and Friends board book and CD set
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Brown Bear and Friends board book and CD set

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle; Read by Gwyneth Paltrow
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners

From the Grammy-nominated collection. Now you can read along while you listen to all of the Bear stories inside of this beautiful box set which contains four board books and one compilation...

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Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Big Book
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Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Big Book

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

Baby Bear sees a colorful selection of North American animals in this final book in the bear series, but who does he want to see most of all? Mama Bear, of course!

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Slide and Find
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Slide and Find

Bill Martin, Jr., illustrations by Eric Carle
St. Martin's Press
Priddy Books

Eric Carle's familiar illustrations of brown bear, red bird, yellow duck and the other endearing animals from his classic creation parade across the pages of this great interactive board book. As...

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? My First Reader
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? My First Reader

My First Reader

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? beginning readers:

These beloved children's stories are now available in beginning reader...

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; Read by Gwyneth Paltrow
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners

What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child?

Lots of noise!

Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend to...

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Brown Bear & Friends
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Brown Bear & Friends

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr & Eric Carle; read by Gwyneth Paltrow
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners

Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's classic Bear books have been a hit with children for many generations, and have sold more than eleven million copies. This wonderful compilation CD brings together...

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Oso panda, oso panda, ¿qué ves ahí?
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Oso panda, oso panda, ¿qué ves ahí?

Brown Bear and Friends

Bill Martin Jr; illustrations by Eric Carle; translation by Teresa Mlawer
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Thirty-five years after their first groundbreaking collaboration, the creators of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? reunited to...

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