Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? – Bill Martin Jr. and illustrated by Eric Carle


61qpaauxzilBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?  – Bill Martin Jr. and illustrated by Eric Carle, Henry Holt and Company, 9781627797238, 2016

Format: Board book with lift-the-flaps

Rating: (1-5 5 is a starred review)  5

Genre:  Picture book

What did you like about the book? This edition of Brown Bear, Brown Bear is a sturdy board book with a special lift the tab format. There is also a sticker on it saying it has met the safety standards as set out by the U.S. department of safety standards. The tabs are easy to maneuver for little hands and the pictures are large and colorful. Each animal takes 2 pages so this book would be a good read aloud at libraries. All children will be able to see the pictures clearly. This classic works well in this format.

Anything you didn’t like about it? I liked everything about this book, and felt this board book was one of the better renditions of this story.

To Whom Would You Recommend this book? This is a perfect book for a very young toddler. It will hold up well and the tabs on the side of the book help go to the pages you want.

Who should buy this book? Public and Elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it ? Children’s Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles?  Yes, it is a cute book.

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Sandra Pacheco, ESL teacher, Washington, D.C.

Date of review: Oct. 31, 2016

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