Beloved author-illustrator David McPhail's popular Big Brown Bear celebrates a birthday in this picture book classic reformatted for Green Light Readers Level 2. It’s his birthday and Big Brown Bear doesn’t even know it until his friend Rat fills him in during a picnic by the river. Everything goes swimmingly until an empty boat passes by and Big Brown Bear jumps in! Beginning readers will enjoy the watery ride in this sweet story full of sunshine, splashes, cucumber sandwiches, and friendship.
About the Author
David McPhail is the creator of dozens of wonderful books including several adventures about Big Brown Bear and two perennial favorites about siblings, Sisters and Brothers. He also wrote Mole Music, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He lives in New Hampshire. Visit his website at www.davidmcphail.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Nice illustrations, decent read-aloud, maybe a little long. Bear's birthday adventure, he finds a boat and goes for a ride.