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We're Going on a Bear Hunt

By Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

A delightful CD and paperback picture book edition of a much-loved classic!

We're going on a bear hunt! Through the long wavy grass, the thick oozy mud and the swirling, whirling snowstorm – will we find a bear today? A perfect bedtime adventure for all aspiring explorers. Includes a CD of the story read by Doctor Who actress Sophie Aldred to listen to with the paperback picture book.

  • "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" was the winner of the 1989 Smarties Book Prize and was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
  • "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" has sold over three and a half million copies worldwide!

About the author

Michael Rosen, MA, PhD, is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet (9781844285204) and Michael Rosen's Sad Book, illustrated by Quentin Blake (9780744598988). The presenter of Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4, he received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997.

About the illustrator

Helen Oxenbury is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed illustrators of our time. Among her countless books for children are Farmer Duck (9780744536607), winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the British Book Awards Illustrated Children's Book of the Year, and the Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (9780744582673) by Lewis Carroll. Helen lives in north London.

Awards

2011: Mumsnet Best Award

Mumsnet Product Award - Winner

2008: West Sussex Children's Favourite Picture Book Award 2008

We have always wanted to have a picture book award and decided that during this Year of Reading it would be just the impetus to stimulate and share book talk. Children began championing books at the beginning of the summer term and have had until the en - Runner-up

1989: Kate Greenaway Medal

Kate Greenaway Medal - Shortlisted

1989: Kurt Maschler Award

Kurt Maschler Award - Shortlisted

1989: Nestle Children's Book Prize/Nestle Smarties Book Prize

Nestle Smarties Book Prize - Winner

ISBN: 9781406310948
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: September 1, 2007
Dimensions: 270 x 240mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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