We're going on a bear hunt

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Margaret K. McElderry Books,
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1st ed.
Have you ever gone on a bear hunt? Come along on this one with a brave young family -- four children (including the baby) and their father. They're not scared. With them you will cross a field of tall, wavy grass ("Swishy swashy!"), wade through a deep, cold river ("Splash splosh!"), struggle through swampy mud ("Squelch squerch!"), find your way through a big, dark forest ("Stumble trip!"), fight through a whirling snowstorm ("Hoooo woooo!"), and enter a narrow, gloomy cave. WHAT'S THAT? You'll soon learn just what to do to escape from a big, furry bear! With tremendous pace, humor, and verve, Michael Rosen has retold a favorite tractional story. The pictures by Helen Oxenbury, one of the most widely loved contemporary artists, are full of masterly characterizations, delightful comedy, and high drama, set in lovely sweeping landscapes. This is a book not to be missed, one to be chanted aloud and acted out, to be enjoyed over and over again. It is a picture book on the grand scale.
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Grouping Title we re going on a bear hunt
Grouping Author rosen michael
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auth_author2 Oxenbury, Helen,, Oxenbury, Helen.
author Rosen, Michael.
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display_description A typically wonderful Oxenbury family sets out with gusto on a bear hunt, and the old story comes to life. Paintings are simply marvelous ... Rosen's retelling is spare, with a driving rhythm, and some new sounds add sparkle to the traditional tale. A predictable story in which brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
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title_display We're going on a bear hunt
title_full We're going on a bear hunt / Michael Rosen ; [illustrated by] Helen Oxenbury, We're going on a bear hunt / Michael Rosen, Helen Oxenbury, We're going on a bear hunt / by Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury, We're going on a bear hunt / illus. by Helen Oxenbury, We're going on a bear hunt / retold by Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We're going on a bear hunt [sound recording] / Michael Rosen
title_short We're going on a bear hunt
topic_facet Audiobooks, Bears, Big books, Bilingual, Board books, Hunting, Hunting stories, Juvenile fiction, Language experience approach in education, Persian language materials, Picture books, Reading (Elementary), Toy and movable books