Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

from Henry Holt and Company


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  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? published by Henry Holt and Company
  • Written by: Bill Martin Jr.
  • Illustrated by: Eric Carle
  • We recommend this book for kids ages 2 and up


Overall Editor's Rating

What It Is

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a collaborative effort by author Bill Martin Jr. and illustrator Eric Carle. This simple book introduces young kids to colors and identifying animals. From a big happy frog to a plump purple cat, colorful animals parade across the pages of this book as readers ask the book's repetitive question: "Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?"

Is It Fun?

This is a classic must-have children's book. It features beautiful illustrations from Eric Carle and simple text. As your child gets older, this book is fantastic for the beginner reader. Along with introducing preschoolers to colors and animals, reading this book to a baby or toddler also introduces the tones of speech in your voice. The highs and lows of the way you read the book helps baby with early communication skills.

Who It’s For

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is for ages 2–5.

What To Be Aware Of

This book is also available in paperback and board book versions.