Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends) (Board book)

By Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805099492, 28pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (4/21/2020)
Hardcover (8/21/2007)

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

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 to find Mama, and they'll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. The central focus on the special bond between mother and child makes a fitting finale to a beloved series.

These groundbreaking picture books have been teaching children to read for over forty years, and their consistently strong sales prove their staying power and continued applicability for today's kids.

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About the Author

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.

Eric Carle is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. Born in the United States, he spent some time in Germany where he studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Stuttgart. His work has won many awards and has been published in more than a dozen countries around the world. He is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and illustrator of Bill Martin, Jr.'s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?


Praise For Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends)

“The elegant balance of art, text, emotion and exposition is a Martin and Carle hallmark; they have crafted a lovely finale to an enduring series.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A winning formula for keying new and pre-readers into colors, sequences and nature.” —Kirkus Reviews