Oso pardo, oso pardo, que ves ahi (Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?)

Oso pardo, oso pardo, que ves ahi (Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?)

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by Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle
     
 

The beloved classic in a Spanish language edition, now available in board book format.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic of children's literature. Bill Martin's rhythmic text speaks directly to young children, and Eric Carle's gorgeous illustrations hold children enraptured reading after reading.

With this Spanish translation,

Overview

The beloved classic in a Spanish language edition, now available in board book format.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic of children's literature. Bill Martin's rhythmic text speaks directly to young children, and Eric Carle's gorgeous illustrations hold children enraptured reading after reading.

With this Spanish translation, now in a sturdy board book format, Spanish-speaking and bilingual children will be able to share the magic of the much loved Brown Bear and his friends.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“The contemporary classic . . . perfect for sharing with a group of preschoolers.” —The Horn Book Guide

“A picture book full of rhyme and repetition that will appeal to preschoolers. Carle's large collages bursting with color are perfect for the text.” —Booklist

Barnes & Noble Staff
Eric Carle's double-page tissue collages and Bill Martin's friendly chant unite to create this vibrant introduction to colors. The first line of the book is the title, to which a big brown bear responds,"I see a redbird looking at me." The redbird responds with another animal and so on, until a mother (or a teacher, depending on the edition) asks a group of children what they see. A wonderful read-aloud for either a group or individuals, this book is a favorite for teachers.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
It's A and B and the rest of the Chicka Chicka gang-plus a colorful set of reusable, vinyl alphabet stickers in Little Simon's Chicka Chicka Sticka Sticka: An ABC Sticker Book by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, illus. by Lois Ehlert (Little Simon, paper $6.95, ages 2-5 ISBN 0-689-80096-7 Oct.).
Children's Literature - Susie Wilde
Many new board books are re-releases of beloved books, now made more durable for babies who will first love the books' rhythm and rhyme in infancy and continue to love the story as toddlers. Among the classics making a new board book appearance is Martin's wonderfully rhythmic Brown Bear with illustrations by one of the best in the business, Eric Carle.
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1-- In this new edition of the popular classic (Holt, 1983), the same clean design and crisp text remain. Illustrations, however, have been slightly altered. Stronger colors and more texture help delineate animal bodies more sharply. Positions and shapes are slightly changed, resulting in a less static look. Red Bird is shown in flying position with a sleeker body, sharper beak, and more carefully defined tail and wing features. Yellow Duck has webbed feet and an open bill; Blue Horse has black hooves and teeth showing; Green Frog a spotted back and pink tongue; the former Mother with pale pink skin has become Teacher with beige skin tones and darker hair. The overall effect is livelier and more interesting, although changes are minimal enough that the old edition is still serviceable. When replacements are in order, this will be a welcome addition. --Sally R. Dow, Ossining Public Library, NY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805069013
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Brown Bear and Friends Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
76,173
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
1 - 2 Years

Meet the Author

Bill Martin, Jr. (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children. Martin held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. Born in Kansas, he worked as an elementary-school principal in Chicago before moving to New York City, where he worked in publishing developing innovative reading programs for schools. After several years, he devoted himself full-time to writing his children's books. He lived in New York until 1993, when he moved to Texas. He lived in the east Texas woods, near the town of Commerce, until he passed away in 2004.

Eric Carle is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. In addition to the classic children's books he created with Bill Martin, Jr., he is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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Oso pardo, oso pardo, que ves ahi (Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?) 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great, simple way to throw some spanish-language words in an attempt to prevent mono-linguality.  Highly recommended!
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