Bear and Hare Go Fishing by Emily Gravett


Bear and Hare Go Fishing by Emily Gravett

Bear and Hare are off on a fishing trip, with nets and rods at the ready. Bear loves fishing! Hare seems more interested in his picnic. But after a long wait, the two adventurers catch more than they expect in this tale of fun, friendship and fishy goings-on. Full of warmth and humour, and starring two loveable characters, Bear and Hare Go Fishing is a beautifully illustrated story from Emily Gravett,the twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. The gentle Laurel and Hardy style visual comedy delights very young children and adults alike. Look out for other titles in this delightful series: Where's Bear? Mine, and Snow!


Bear and Hare Go Fishing is a beautifully illustrated book, full of warmth and humour, and starring two loveable new characters. I find the book really cute and little man likes it too, he can read it on its own and giggles while reading the story. This is a lovely first book for enjoying together with a simple story and lovely pictures to go with it. Full of warmth and humour, and starring two lovable and quirky new characters, this endearing illustrated story from the twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal is sure to delight children and parents alike. Lancashire Evening Post Still the brightest illustrator of the bunch, Gravett delights as always. This simple but engaging story is perfect for sharing. Parents In Touch This is another truly delightful picture book from an inventive and talented illustrator. The School Librarian Such a simple story but there is anticipation on every page. The fun is also in the illustrations - the expressions on bear and hare's faces tell the story too. Guardian I can safely say that I have never been disappointed when reading an Emily Gravett book... Emily Gravett has done it again - she's created another favourite picture book to add to my collection and treasure forever.

About the Author

Emily Gravett

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors.

Emily Gravett is an author/illustrator of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as Wolves, Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears, Monkey and Me and The Odd Egg. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs, Otto and Edith.

Julia Eccleshare, the editorial expert on Lovereading4kids says, Prize-winning illustrator Emily Gravett’s distinctive illustrations are always full of wit bringing the unexpected into stories and injecting them all with delightful humour. There’s magic in Spells as a frog turns himself into a handsome prince – well, almost!, excellent advice for rabbits on how to spot the danger of wolves in Wolves, lots of useful tips on how to be braver than you feel in Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears, a thoughtful exploration of how home often turns out to be best despite feelings of wanderlust in Meerkat Mail, a celebration of exuberant movement in Monkey and Me and a fresh and delightful look at Dogs.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

27th February 2014



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