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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9780141334813
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $21.00

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?




Bright new paperback edition of a classic favourite to celebrate its 20th Anniversary

A sequel to Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Bill Martin's playful story combining animals, colours and sounds, is beautifully illustrated by Eric Carle. A simple rhymthic text introduces the reader to a menagerie of wild animals from a roaring lion to a fluting flamingo and a trumpeting elephant. With refreshed colour artwork, this paperback reissue celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the second title in the series, Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9780141334813
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $21.00

About the authors

Eric Carle

Eric Carle is acclaimed and beloved as the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been translated into 70 languages and sold over 55 million copies. Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, most of which he also wrote, and more than 170 million copies of his books have sold around the world. In 2003, Carle received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (now called the Children's Literature Legacy Award) for lifetime achievement in children's literature. In 2002, Eric and his wife, Barbara, cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (www.carlemuseum.org) in Amherst, Massachusetts, a 40,000-square-foot space dedicated to the celebration of picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world, underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form. Eric Carle passed away in May 2021 at the age of 91. His work remains an important influence on artists and illustrators at work today. www.eric-carle.com

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