Synopses & Reviews
What will you hear when you read this book to a preschool child?
Lots of noise!
Children will chant the rhythmic words. They'll make the sounds the animals make. And they'll pretend to be the zoo animals featured in the book-- look at the last page!
Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle are two of the most respected names in children's education and children's illustrations. This collaboration, their first since the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (published more than thirty years ago and still a best-seller) shows two masters at their best.
A Redbook Children's Picture Book Award winner
The rollicking companion to Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
This classic tale by is now available in a book-and-audio-CD package. Full color.
The rollicking companion to bestselling children's book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
About the Author
Bill Martin Jr.
, a former elementary school principal, and now a teacher, writer, and poet holds a doctoral degree in early childhood education. His many books-- among them Knots on a Counting Rope
, Here Are My Hands
, The Ghost-Eye Tre
e, and the best-selling Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
-- are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children.
Born and raised in Kansas, Bill Martin now makes his home in Texas. He divides his time between writing and leading educational workshops throughout the country.
Eric Carle was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany, where he studied art and design at the Academy of Applied Art.
Eric Carle's many innovative, risk-taking books have earned him a place in the canon of children's literature. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated; he then went on to write and illustrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider, and The Very Quiet Cricket, as well as many other books for children.
Eric Carle works in a studio near his home in western Massachusetts.
Visit Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle at their web sites:
www.billmartinjr.com and www.eric-carle.com
For information about the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art visit: