+612 9045 4394
 
Brown Bear - Bill Martin Jr

Board Book

Published: 15th September 1996
For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
In Stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days
RRP $15.95
$11.35
29%
OFF

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 colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Brown Bear
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (4)
  • Easy to understand (3)
  • Informative (3)
  • Relevant (3)
  • Well written (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Younger readers (5)
  • Gift (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Everyday reader (3)

Reviewed by 5 customers

Displaying reviews 1-5

Back to top

 
5.0

Bought this for all my friends!

By 

from Sydney

About Me Everyday Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Brown Bear:

    I have read this book to my son since he was 1 week old. Even at that age his eyes would pop open looking at the pages.

    Each page has a picture of ONE animal, painted in ONE colour (though textured for interest). So even a newborn can see SOMEthing.

    As you continue reading it, the child associates each image with the creature, and the colour. So they learn about animals, and they learn colours.

    Now my son is 4 years old and "reads" the book to his baby sister.

    She is currently in the process of mangling the book... but it's ok, I have a spare! Wouldn't be without it.

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

     
    5.0

    Excellent

    By 

    from Melbourne

    About Me Casual Reader

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Relevant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Brown Bear:

      I work in childcare and the children love it

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

       
      5.0

      a favourite with my 15mo!

      By 

      from Sydney

      About Me Casual Reader

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Brown Bear:

        Perfect picture book for little ones.
        Big bright animal pictures, easy to follow.

        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

         
        5.0

        colours, animals

        By 

        from Melbourne

        About Me Everyday Reader

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Understand
        • Informative
        • Relevant
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Younger Readers

          Comments about Brown Bear:

          My 2 year old loves animals and is grappling with his colours so this book is perfect for him right now.

          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

           
          5.0

          One of the best children's books

          Profile Image

          By 

          from Brisbane QLD

          About Me Everyday Reader

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Understand
          • Informative
          • Inspirational
          • Relevant
          • Well Written

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Babies
            • Gift
            • Special Needs
            • Toddlers
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about Brown Bear:

            I read this book to my son everyday he reads it twice himself and within one day had the whole book mesmerised at two and a half! Excellent book for keeping them occupied on toilet for training and easy to keep clean as a hard cover. Very good story and the rhyming makes it easier for them to learn and understand. A must for ur library

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

            Displaying reviews 1-5

            Back to top

            To celebrate this beloved book's 25th birthday, Eric Carle has energized his original artwork, providing bold, fresh colors and his now familiar menagerie. "Publishers Weekly" 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""

            ISBN: 9780805047905
            ISBN-10: 0805047905
            Audience: Children
            For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
            Format: Board Book
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 24
            Published: 15th September 1996
            Country of Publication: US
            Dimensions (cm): 18.4 x 13.3  x 1.3
            Weight (kg): 0.2