Brown Bear & Friends Little Bear Library (Brown Bear and Friends) (Multiple copy pack)

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

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781627797290

Publication Date: September 6, 2016

List Price: 15.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

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

Kids and collectors will love this tiny treatment of the classic series, with complete unabridged editions of each story. Young readers will discover the colors of the classic Brown Bear, the sounds of Polar Bear, the endangered species of Panda Bear, and the North American animals of Baby Bear, from renowned author-illustrator duo Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.

This title has Common Core connections.



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 Brown Bear & Friends Little Bear Library (Brown Bear and Friends)

“The contemporary classic . . . perfect for sharing with a group of preschoolers.” —The Horn Book Guide

“A picture book full of rhyme and repetition that will appeal to preschoolers. Carle's large collages bursting with color are perfect for the text.” —Booklist