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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (1967)

by Bill Martin Jr.

Other authors: Eric Carle (Illustrator)

Series: Brown Bear and Friends (book 1)

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    Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo? by Stella Blackstone (babyhomer)
    babyhomer: similar styles of simple repetitive texts
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    I Went Walking by Sue Williams (conuly)
    conuly: Probably no need to have both, though.
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    Mom! What's That? by Atlas Jordan (Anonymous user)
  4. 01
    Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr. (Sandydog1)
    Sandydog1: Both are identical in terms of simplicity and rhythm.
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See is a book that rhymes which makes it easy for the kids to remember. It says in the book "[animal, animal] what do you see? I see a [color] [animal] looking at me. Its fun and kids enjoy it very much.
  Alexandria1013 | May 24, 2016 |
This book is great for younger kids and it teaches not only names of animals, but also can bring up questions in a kid's mind about each animal. ( )
  chelseaandrews | May 4, 2016 |
This book is a great book for beginner readers as it combines rhymes and knowledge that is easy t support through its simplistic pictures. ( )
  Erin_Holte | Apr 26, 2016 |
the book is designed to help toddlers associate colors and meanings to objects. ( )
  lindy_brooke | Apr 12, 2016 |
"Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?" by Bill Martin is a very educational book. The book rhymes which makes it easy for the kids to remember. It says in the book "[animal, animal] what do you see? I see a [color] [animal] looking at me. it's really catchy and I have remembered it for years even though I hadn't read it in all that time. It's simply a classic. ( )
  Paigealyssa | Apr 11, 2016 |
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?
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Red bird, red bird, what do you see? I see a yellow duck looking at me.
Teacher,
Teacher,
What do you see?
I see...
I see a purple cat looking at me.
"Mother, mother, What do you see?" "I see beautiful children looking at me."
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Brown Bear is one of all-time favorite stories to share with children. There is so many variations to present this book to children. I like to do the flannel board version and have the children bring an animal to the board as we read. I also like to sing it with the CD and then have the children sing it with me without the music. This book helps children identify animals and colors. Children love to hear this story at least once a week. Additionally the rhythmic tone and repetition is very soothing to young children. I think this is an excellent pre-school book that a teacher can use to increase language and pre-literacy skills.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0805047905, Board book)

The gentle rhyming and gorgeous, tissue-paper collage illustrations in this classic picture book make it a dog-eared favorite on many children's bookshelves. On each page, we meet a new animal who nudges us onward to discover which creature will show up next: "Blue Horse, Blue Horse, What do you see? I see a green frog looking at me." This pattern is repeated over and over, until the pre-reader can chime in with the reader, easily predicting the next rhyme. One thing readers might not predict, however, is just what kinds of funny characters will make an appearance at the denouement! Children on the verge of reading learn best with plenty of identifiable images and rhythmic repetition. Eric Carle's good-humored style and colorful, bold illustrations (like those in The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Grouchy Ladybug, and Have You Seen My Cat?) have earned him a prominent place in the children's book hall of fame. (Baby to Preschool) --Emilie Coulter

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:58:06 -0400)

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Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.

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