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We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt (1989)

by Michael Rosen, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)

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Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
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This book is a great imaginative adventure book for preschoolers that can take them to so many different places with their imagination. The sing song rhythm of this book even allows for students to repeat back parts that are read aloud and hand motions to be added as part of the story. The story takes the students on a pretend nature trip where they are going to catch a bear. It also teaches them that just like life there are always going to be obstacles you have to overcome. The obstacles in the story lead the reader to a solution allowing for preschoolers to think deeper about solutions to certain problems they come up against.
  LauraDowdle | Jun 2, 2020 |
This predictable book has a huge amount of repetition and is fun for very young children because of the story line but also useful for older children because they can begin match the words to the print in the story. This would be an easy book for using sentence strips Vocabulary includes some excellent adjectives like wavy, oozy, squishy, swirly, whirly, narrow, gloomy and some geographical features words liek rive, cave, forest, as well as the prepositions over, under, around, and through. There are lots of online activities. Beware! Some of the suggested activities have religious overtones, though the book does not. This book would lend itself to a sequencing activity. ( )
  cbdonnelly | Jul 13, 2019 |
This book is a great interactive story that will help students with getting out energy. This story also helps students with their repetition of stories. ( )
  ElainaBerger | Nov 23, 2018 |
4 stars
  kaetlynsandoval | Nov 6, 2018 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Rosen, Michaelprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oxenbury, HelenIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnes, LesterComposersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Olid, BelTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"We're Going on a Beat Hunt" is a story that will enhance a child's memory skills. A book that is enjoyable to read, sing, and dance to. A father and his children decide to go on a bear hunt and the pathin which they take to get there. Do you meet a bear? Read and find out!
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Candlewick Press

3 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.

Editions: 0744523230, 0744555728, 0763619795

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