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We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
Published by Little Simon
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Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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Now the very youngest readers can join in the fun with this Classic Board Book™ edition of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. Full of delightful comedy and high drama, this tale of a brave family’s joyous romp through sweeping landscapes is sure to win new fans.

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Grammy
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6.5

More than 30 years old and in both paper and board book editions, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a classic for children of all ages. Helen Oxenbury’s beautiful watercolor illustrations alternate with black/white pencil drawings and contain lovely details; they are a perfect complement to the text. The text repeats and builds suspense as the adventurous family continues their quest to find and then avoid the bear. It’s predictability makes it especially fun for young readers to hear again and again.

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4.5

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Who Wrote We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Who Illustrated We're Going on a Bear Hunt

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Helen Oxenbury

Helen Oxenbury has charmed generations of children with her award-winning illustrations. She has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Kurt Maschler Award, and the Eric Carle Honor. Her numerous books include We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, and Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox. She lives in London with her husband, the author and artist John Burningham. (Bio via https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/22996/helen-oxenbury)

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0689815816
ISBN 13:
9780689815812
Publication Date:
October 1, 1997