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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (edition 1984)

by Don Wood

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Title:The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear
Authors:Don Wood
Info:Child's Play (1984), Paperback, 32 pages
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The Little Mouse, the Red, Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood

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This story is about a little mouse who finds a big read strawberry. The narrator is conniving him that a big bear is going to come and take the strawberry so the mouse tries to find different way to hide the strawberry from the bear. Reality the narrator is just tricking the mouse into sharing the strawberry with him. The story is unique because the narrator is actively involved in the story and a major part of the plot. ( )
  ChristineConrad | Mar 16, 2017 |
This book is so wonderful for little kids. The theme of sharing is hidden inside this hilarious story of a little mouse who is trying to hide his strawberry from a big hungry bear. The pictures are inventive and convey the story behind the words that were written. For example, when the mouse is trying to disguise the strawberry and so he gives it glasses and a mustache. It's pictures like that that would cause children to laugh and enjoy the story even more. Of course the story has a happy ending, both the narrator and the mouse get to have some of the strawberry, thus ensuring the bear will not take it. ( )
  rlyon2 | Feb 12, 2017 |
I love this book, my mom used to read it to me when I was a kid. It is about a mouse that picks a red ripe strawberry and then finds out that the big hungry bear loves freshly picked strawberries. Then the mouse goes about hiding, guarding, and disguising the strawberry to keep it away from the bear. The resolution to the problem is that the mouse eats the strawberry. Sharing 1/2 with the reader and eating the other 1/2. I would love to read this to my kindergarten class some day. it is appropriate for early readers kindergarten readers. ( )
  Skelly29 | Feb 7, 2017 |
This is a good book for a young class of students. This book is about a mouse who picks a big ripe strawberry and is afraid the big hungry bear is going to come steal it from him. Throughout the book the mouse is trying to figure about a way to hide or disguise the strawberry. He finally decided to cut it in half and eat it so the bear hungry bear never had a chance at the strawberry. This book would be good to let your students predict what might happen to the mouse and the strawberry. This also have really god pictures that can help the students stay engaged. This is just a very enjoyable book for students. ( )
  a.newsom | Feb 4, 2017 |
This book can be used for kindergarten through 1st grade as a fun interactive read-aloud. The book uses repetitive language such as, "BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!" that makes the book more fun for younger students. The way the book is written with the point of view makes it easier for students to feel more involved with the book. While reading to the students the teacher can ask and answer questions such as asking "What do you think the word ripe means? A ripe strawberry...hmm.. What could that be?". Also answering questions about the bear and trying to help students understand that there is not actually a bear. This will help teachers see students comprehension skills. Also, the illustrations are great in this book and will be greatly appreciated by students.
  mmccrady01 | Jan 26, 2017 |
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First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear...How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.

Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2001Pages: 32

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Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself.

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