We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael RosenWe're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

byMichael Rosen

Board Book | October 1, 1997

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Have you ever gone on a bear hunt? Come along on this one with a brave young family - four children (including the baby) and their father. They're not scared. With them you will cross a field of tall, wavy grass ("Swishy swashy!"), wade through a deep, cold river ("Splash splosh!"), struggle through swampy mud ("Squelch squerch!"), find your way through a big, dark forest, ("Stumble trip!"), fight through a whirling snowstorm ("Hooo wooo!"), and enter a narrow, gloomy cave. WHAT'S THAT? You'll soon learn just what to do to escape from abig, furry bear! With tremendous pace, humor, and verve, Michael Rosen has retold a favorite traditional story. The pictures by Helen Oxenbury, one of the most widely loved contemporary artists, are full of masterly characterizations, delightful comedy, and high drama, set in lovely sweeping landscapes. This is a book not to be missed, one to be chanted aloud and acted out, to be enjoyed over and over again. Its a picture book on the grand scale.
Michael Rosen started writing as a teenager, when his mother needed some poems for Radio programs she was making. While at college, he wrote a play which was staged at the Royal Court theatre in London. Rosen's first book was published in 1974, and he is one of Britain's leading children's poets. Michael Rosen launched the National Yea...
Title:We're Going On A Bear HuntFormat:Board BookDimensions:36 pages, 5.16 × 5.86 × 0.85 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Simon & Schuster

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689815816

ISBN - 13:9780689815812

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2

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From Our Editors

The bestselling picture book "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" is now available as a board book. Sure to win new fans among the very youngest readers, this tale of a brave family's joyous romp through sweeping landscapes is the perfect addition to this classic board book series. Full color