We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Written by Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

3+ readers   Christmas Books 2016    5+ readers   Summer Reading   
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Join in the bear hunt with this fabulous activity book, based on the classic picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Little ones will be absorbed for hours with this fun book filled with engaging activities.

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The book has sold in nearly 30 countries and in over 20 languages.


We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

For over 25 years, readers have chanted along with this award-winning favourite. Join in the fun with this jam-packed book full of puzzles, colouring and craft activities! Little ones will be absorbed for hours with this book filled with engaging activities. Mazes, picture puzzles, baking, craft and more make this a perfect book to take on holiday or fill rainy days. You can even make binoculars and build your own bear cave! Helen Oxenbury's beautiful illustrations are as enchanting here as in the beloved original, and Michael Rosen's brilliantly rhythmic words provide the inspiration for every exciting activity.

About the Author

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London.

Join Michael Rosen as he attempts to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest reading lesson at 10am on Tues. 15 July. Watch below.

Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:

Most of my adult life, I've been a freelance writer, teacher (of sorts), journalist, performer and broadcaster. I visit schools doing my one-man show, and support Arsenal Football Club.

I have often written about my life and family, but I also write occasional fantasy (usually based in a real place) and non-fiction.

Things you didn't know about Michael Rosen
I wear size 12 shoes.
I like speaking French.
I'm an atheist.
I love mobile phones.
I love houmous.
I can't live without green warty pickled gherkins.
I hate racism.
My father was American.
I can slide my top lip one way and my bottom lip the other.
I can play the harmonica.

Photo credit Laurence Cendroicz

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd June 2016




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