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ISBN13: 9781416939993
ISBN10: 1416939997
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In only five words — four of which are in the title — Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is "simple and stunning" (The Guardian), and "daring, original, and a joy" (Sunday Times, London).

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"Gravett, who won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Wolves, has another winner here. Using just the four words in the title in various combinations (plus a fifth word for a punchline), she ingeniously chronicles a big friendly bear's encounter with some fresh produce. Some of the vignettes are semi-reality based: the bear juggles the fruit ('Apple, bear, orange, pear') and balances all three pieces on his nose ('Orange, pear, apple, bear'). But other spreads are thoroughly fanciful: in one, Gravett tints the pear bright orange, and renders the dubious-looking bear in the green and blush hues of a Granny Smith apple ('Orange pear/ Apple bear'). The ursine hero later makes a quick meal of each fruit ('Pear, bear') and trots off into the sunset to the sound of the satisfactory punchline: 'There!' Gravett sets her simple, almost iconic watercolor images against crisp white backgrounds. The fruit looks good enough to eat, and the bear, who clearly relishes his moment in the spotlight, is a winning performer. Ages 1-4." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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"Though the book's design appears artless, it is quite the opposite, skillfully juxtaposing page layouts to maximize the humor of the wordplay. Ideal for prereaders and helpful to those ready to write stories of their own, this will make children laugh and learn as they follow the bears antics and chant the rhymed sequences of words." Booklist

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"Beautiful, softly hued watercolor illustrations loosely outlined in black pen and ink are delightful. Children and adults alike will relish this delectable book." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

In only five words — four of which are in the title — Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is "simple and stunning" (The Guardian), and "daring, original, and a joy" (Sunday Times, London).

About the Author

Emily Gravett is the author and illustrator of The Rabbit Problem, Dogs, Spells, The Odd Egg, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal), Monkey and Me and Meerkat Mail. Her first book, Wolves, was the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Award for Illustration. Her second book, Orange Pear Apple Bear, a Quills Award finalist and on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Medal, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Emily lives in Brighton, England, with her partner, their daughter, and the family dog.  Visit her at emilygravett.com.

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sjofn, November 2, 2007 (view all comments by sjofn)
I held this book in my hands at the bookstore, slowly turning the pages with slight skepticism, and by the time I read through to the end I was speechless. I was blown away by the simplicity. The art work is elegant and lush. Seems to me that it appeals to ages 1-100, not just 1-4! This is a book that can grow with the child from toddlerhood to grade school, and as they grow, the subtleties and nuances will hopefully become apparent to the child, leaving a lasting impression.
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ISBN:
9781416939993
Author:
Gravett, Emily
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
Bears
Subject:
Concepts - Colors
Subject:
Play on words
Subject:
Plays on words
Subject:
Color
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Concepts
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20070522
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 8.5 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
01-04

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Product details 32 pages Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - English 9781416939993 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Gravett, who won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Wolves, has another winner here. Using just the four words in the title in various combinations (plus a fifth word for a punchline), she ingeniously chronicles a big friendly bear's encounter with some fresh produce. Some of the vignettes are semi-reality based: the bear juggles the fruit ('Apple, bear, orange, pear') and balances all three pieces on his nose ('Orange, pear, apple, bear'). But other spreads are thoroughly fanciful: in one, Gravett tints the pear bright orange, and renders the dubious-looking bear in the green and blush hues of a Granny Smith apple ('Orange pear/ Apple bear'). The ursine hero later makes a quick meal of each fruit ('Pear, bear') and trots off into the sunset to the sound of the satisfactory punchline: 'There!' Gravett sets her simple, almost iconic watercolor images against crisp white backgrounds. The fruit looks good enough to eat, and the bear, who clearly relishes his moment in the spotlight, is a winning performer. Ages 1-4." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "Though the book's design appears artless, it is quite the opposite, skillfully juxtaposing page layouts to maximize the humor of the wordplay. Ideal for prereaders and helpful to those ready to write stories of their own, this will make children laugh and learn as they follow the bears antics and chant the rhymed sequences of words."
"Review" by , "Beautiful, softly hued watercolor illustrations loosely outlined in black pen and ink are delightful. Children and adults alike will relish this delectable book."
"Synopsis" by , In only five words — four of which are in the title — Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is "simple and stunning" (The Guardian), and "daring, original, and a joy" (Sunday Times, London).
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