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The Three Snow Bears (original 2007; edition 2007)

by Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)

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Title:The Three Snow Bears
Authors:Jan Brett
Other authors:Jan Brett (Illustrator)
Info:Putnam Juvenile (2007), Hardcover, 32 pages
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This book is a fantastic read along with other versions of the three bears. It allows the readers to compare and contrast each story and build on vocabulary. It encourages the readers to think about the differences that each story can contain, yet how they might still contain connections. It requires the use of prior knowledge, memory and readings. ( )
  Erin_Holte | Apr 26, 2016 |
This was such a cute version of Goldielocks and the three bears. It was based in what seemed to be Alaska. It was the same story line but just with different setting and props. It gave an extra twist to the original book. It was something new and fresh. I have never seen this book before and when I picked it up I didn't even think it had an relations to the original book. It was very well written in terms of making it make sense with the different setting. The soups were still in the story and so was the bed but the illustrations showed the different kinds of beds that would be in an igloo versus a house. ( )
  aserpa1 | Feb 16, 2016 |
An amazing story with incredible illustrations! I used this in class to teach character and setting to early elementary students. ( )
  JillStephens | Jan 27, 2016 |
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Grades K - 2

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Grade level Equivalent: 4.2

Lexile® Measure: AD680L
  emmabartlett | Nov 21, 2015 |
Traditional literature/mythology assignment
  lbarnard2015 | Jul 4, 2015 |
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"Come back!" Aloo-ki shouted as her huskies floated out to sea.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399247920, Hardcover)

Aloo-ki glances up from fishing and sees her sled dogs floating off on an ice floe. She races after them and comes upon an igloo. Being a curious girl, she goes inside only to find no one home. That?s because the polar bear family who lives there is out walking while their breakfast cools off. Aloo-ki eats some soup, tries on their boots, and finally crawls into the smallest bed for a nap. Meanwhile, Papa, Mama, and Baby Bear see her dogs adrift, swim out to rescue them and return home to find Aloo-ki fast asleep in Baby Bear?s bed.

Jan traveled to the far North to meet the Inuit people and see the amazing land where they live. Dramatic illustrations capture the shimmering ice, snow and deep blue seas of the Arctic, and when Jan adds a raven-haired Inuit girl and her appealing huskies, an endearing family of polar bears, and playful Arctic animals in the borders, the result is one of her most beautiful picture books.

The decorative Inuit patterns and clothing Jan uses throughout are sure to attract adult fans and collectors while children will want to listen to and look at this exciting version of a well-loved story over and over again.



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Retells the story of Goldilocks, set in an Inuit village and featuring a family of polar bears.

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