Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carle, Bill Martin


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carle, Bill Martin

Bill Martin's playful story combining animals, colours and sounds, beautifully illustrated by Eric Carle, now appears in a chunky board-book format. A simple rhythmic text introduces the reader to a menagerie of wild animals from a roaring lion to a fluting flamingo and a trumpeting elephant.


Carle's books all have an educational element - they teach about animals, numbers, colours and nature - but a big part of their appeal is that they are not didactic or laboured, but light and entertaining. There's warmth and humour there too Junior The natural history is a source for smiles, the illustrations in collage and paint are little works of art Times Educational Supplement What a spectacular picture book! ... A treat for all ages Books for Keeps

About the Author

Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children including his most well-known title The Very Hungry Caterpillar. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle co-founded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002. Eric Carle divides his time between the Florida Keys and the hills of North Carolina.

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Book Info


Board book
28 pages
Interest Age: To 3


Eric Carle, Bill Martin
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Publication date

28th June 2007



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