Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Book Plus CD - 2007
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Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
Publisher: [USA] : Audio Renaissance, p2007
ISBN: 9780805082661
Branch Call Number: E
Characteristics: 1 audio disc :,digital ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 book (unpaged : color illustrations ; 32 cm)
Additional Contributors: Carle, Eric
Paltrow, Gwyneth 1972-


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Enjoy this classic with your tots as bear visits all his friends! Easy to do on a flannel board or learn it in Sign Language!

Sing this classic story and add a flannel for a fun alternative to the book. At the end, say "Goodbye" to the animals with their sounds.

The Texas State Board of Education briefly banned this picture book after confusing its author, Bill Martin, Jr., with philosopher Bill Martin, author of ‘Ethical Marxism: The Categorical Imperative of Liberation.’

Brown Bear, Brown Bear is always fun to sing to all kinds of songs! Try it to the tune of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" for a fun, colorful adventure!

A great book for learning colors and animals!

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happyphi Apr 27, 2019

A true classic for both adults and children of all ages! This is an excellent story time book to read aloud with the audience together. After reading the first 2 pages, everyone usually follows along. Repetition, colours, and animals are great concepts to enhance your child's vocabulary and memory skills. I have read this awesome story from time to time, where the children would typically remember reading it from before and becoming excited till the end!!!

Feb 18, 2019

I read this to my one year old every night. He enjoys the strong contrast of colors and word repetition.

Oct 04, 2016

My 2year old love this book.

Aug 25, 2016

This is a favorite at our house. We substitute Cardinal bird for red bird and Mommy for teacher. I have also made flannel board pieces. My teacher friends loved them.

Jun 02, 2016

Eric Carle is a master... my kiddo LOVES this one!

Mariangela_S Apr 19, 2016

A classic in Children's literature. Kids love the simple story pattern, colors and animals. After a couple of readings, children can picture read book back to parents.

PimaLib_Kids Mar 31, 2016

It's funny because he sees lots of animals looking back at him. - Joseph, age 7.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Accompanied by Eric Carle’s beautiful collage illustrations, children will delight in the colour, the animals, and Bill Martin Jr’s gentle rhyming text.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

With repetitive phrases and vibrant colours this remains a favorite picture book to share with young children.

Jul 12, 2015

I like reading this book to my little sister.

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Jan 31, 2013

The story is about different colored animals and what they see.


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Jan 31, 2013

"Brown bear, brown bear what do you see?" "I see a red bird looking at me" "Red bird, Red bird what do you see?"


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