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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; Illustrated by Eric Carle

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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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 be the zoo animals featured in the book-- look at the last page!

Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle are two of the most respected names in children's education and children's illustrations. This collaboration, their first since the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (published more than thirty years ago and still a best-seller) shows two masters at their best.

A Redbook Children's Picture Book Award winner

The rollicking companion to Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

NCSS-CBC NotableTrade-Soc.Stdy, IRA-CBC Children's Choices, NCTE Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts, NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, ALA Notable Children's Books, School Library Best Books of the Year, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A, Colorado Children's Book Award, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Catholic Library Association, Regina Medal, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

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

“Teachers will smile with delight when they see this wonderful book, and students are sure to utter the familiar request, ‘Have you got another one like this one?” —School Library Journal, starred review

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Bill Martin Jr; Illustrated by Eric Carle

BILL MARTIN JR (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer and poet, with doctorate in early childhood education. In addition to the beloved Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Martin's books include Listen to the Rain and Knots on a Counting Rope.

ERIC CARLE is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. His work has won many awards and been published in more than a dozen countries around the world. He is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar .

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