Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin (Author)

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck--all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin is a beloved children's book that has been enjoyed by generations of readers. The book features a simple, yet engaging text that introduces young readers to a variety of animals and their colors. The book's bright and colorful illustrations by Eric Carle bring the animals to life and make the book a feast for the eyes.

The book begins with the titular brown bear asking, "Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?" The brown bear responds by saying, "I see a red bird looking at me." The book then goes on to introduce a variety of other animals, including a yellow duck, a blue horse, a green frog, and a purple cat. Each animal is described by its color and what it is doing. For example, the yellow duck is "swimming in the water," and the green frog is "hopping on the lily pad."

The book ends with the brown bear asking, "And what do you see?" The reader is then invited to answer the question by looking in a mirror. This simple ending encourages young readers to interact with the book and to see themselves as part of the story.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic children's book that is perfect for read-alouds. The book's simple text and colorful illustrations make it easy for young readers to follow along, and the repetitive nature of the text helps to build early literacy skills. The book also teaches young readers about colors and animals, and it encourages them to interact with the book in a meaningful way.