Synopses & Reviews
Since its publication twenty years ago, Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle's bestselling collaboration, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? has become a perpetual favorite for generations of teachers, parents, and children, selling more than 7 million copies in various formats and languages. To celebrate Polar Bear's 20th birthday, this special anniversary edition is a larger size, has an updated cover, and includes an audio CD. Polar Bear fans will be able to read along as Gwyneth Paltrow reads the story to them. We invite you to enjoy Bill Martin's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's stunning illustrations in a whole new way!
"Teachers will smile with delight when they see this wonderful book, and students are sure to utter the familiar request, 'Have you got another one like this one?'"--School Library Journal
, starred review
"A splendid successor to Brown Bear."--Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Bill Martin Jr, was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet, and held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. Eric Carles many innovative books have earned him a place in the canon of classic children's literature. Their four books together remain popular with teachers and parents and display an enduring ability to speak directly to children.