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We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Michael Rosen

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

By: Michael Rosen, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 16th September 1993
ISBN: 9780744523232
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 1 - 5 years old

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Go on a bear hunt and do the actions with this award-winning picture book classic.

Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest.

About the Author

Michael Rosen is an eminent writer, broadcaster, poet and performer. He received the Eleanor onomatopeaic Award for services to children’s literature in 1997.


Our favourite book


My 4.5 yrs old son obsessed with this book, he remembers every single lines on the book and reads it to everyone around him.



My favourite children's book


My favourite children's book!!



Great tmeless book


All time favourite



A family favorite!


A family favorite all three of my children loved over and over and over! I brought this copy as a gift for a very dear friend

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Perfect for what used for


Perfect for teaching resource to ES1 students.



A great classic childhood story


A good read for children that allows them to use their imagination and interact by making the various sounds throughout the book.

Mount Isa


We're Going on a Bear Hunt

4.8 6


The familiar cumulative game is played by four children, along with their father and their dog, at the typically British beach pictured on the lovely, expansive first endpaper. The children's real activities are shown in b&w drawings; the imaginative doings appear in full color. Although some of the color pages show perfectly possible events, most are clearly fantasy, suggesting just how close the two may be in children's minds. The family ends up in safe retreat in one big cozy bed; the bear is seen - on the second essential, beautiful endpaper - headed into a gloomy sea. Oxenbury's splendid watercolors and drawings perfectly evoke both landscape and the members of the questing family. A handsome edition of an old favorite. (Kirkus Reviews)

ISBN: 9780744523232
ISBN-10: 0744523230
Audience: Children
For Ages: 1 - 5 years old
For Grades: 1
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 16th September 1993
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.4 x 23.4  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 204
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition

Michael Rosen

About the Author

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize which give awards to the funniest children's books of the year. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

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