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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Bill Martin Jr. Illustrated by Eric Carle

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 sing-song text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

Full-color illustrations.


6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Easy Concept Book
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Bill Martin Jr. Bill Martin Jr. couldn't read print until he was in college, but his beloved elementary school teacher, Miss Davis, read to him every day. Martin has worked as a teacher, a school principal, a textbook editor, and a writer. He wrote Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? while traveling on a Long Island Railroad train.
Eric Carle Beloved children's book illustrator Eric Carle started drawing when he was a little boy and will never stop.

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