We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Summary:

Together, the family decides that they will go exploring to look for a bear. Once they've found the object of their affection, however, they rethink those brave thoughts.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The illustrations are wonderful: story page in color, sound-effects page in black and white. The author took a lot of time selecting his sounds and it makes for wonderful, fun reading.

Content Awareness Factors:

The family isn't so brave, after all.


Little Kid Reaction

This one took a couple readings, but now we want to 'read it myself.' We like to hold the bear and make him walk along with the story.

Parent Reaction

A cute story…with a surprise ending. The bear that comes with the book is GREAT. He in no way resembles your typical teddy bear, but is equally cute.

Type of Book:
This is a fun story of adventure, complete with plenty of opportunities to imitate activities and sounds.
Educational Themes:

There is so much you can do with this story. Each phase of the journey introduces a different aspect of nature. You--and the little reader--have plenty of chances to imitate sounds and activities (like pretending to walk in high grass). It's also a great

Reading Level:
1.3
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 8
Recommended Age To Read Together:
0 to 4
Age of child:
Started reading with our 2-year-old daughter.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow it first, just to see if you like it. I think you will.

Title We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Author Michael Rosen
Illustrators Helen Oxenbury
ISBN 9780763619794
Material Hard Cover
Cost $9.99
Genres Animal Character, Adventure
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