One of our 'Must Reads'. Lively pictures, charming characters and the fact that the story only uses 24 words, but to beautiful effect, make this a brilliant book for beginner readers. The bears are running through the woods in the dark and up the hills and finally getting spooked ‘up spook hill’ and returning home.
The pictures tell the story here, captioned by a series of prepositional phrases that follow seven little bears "out of bed, . . . out the window, . . . through the woods, . . . up Spook Hill" (where they are chased away by a menacing owl), then "down Spook Hill, through the woods" and so on until they are "back in bed" (while Mother Bear, glimpsed through the window, sits sewing obliviously downstairs). Another Berenstain bauble for the earliest beginner, more involving than many of its ilk.
|Publication date:||8th August 1991|
|Author:||Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
|Other Categories:||Bookshelf Essentials|
Stan and Jan Berenstain started drawing together when they met in Miss Sweenyâ€™s drawing class on the first day of art school at Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art (now called The University of the Arts) in 1941. They both lived in West Philadelphia but on different sides of the line that dictated school assignments, or they might have met much earlier. Both Stan and Jan enjoyed school. They liked to read. They like sports, but, most of all, they loved to draw.When they met on the first day of art school, it was their drawings of classical plaster ...More About Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain