「棕色的熊、棕色的熊，你在看什麼？」 「我看見一隻紅色的鳥在看我。」「紅色的鳥、紅色的鳥，你在看什麼？」 「我看見一隻黃色的鴨子在看我。」……隨著這樣一問一答的句子、重複的韻律與節奏，一本充滿各種動物與色彩的圖畫書在孩子面前慢慢展開。這是一本備受全世界小朋友喜愛的圖畫書，整本書都是用艾瑞‧卡爾一貫具有創意性的貼畫構成，色調鮮明、活潑。幼小的孩子可以從這本書中學習語法、欣賞預言的節奏性，並學會各種動物的命名，更可以認識顏色，增廣視野。本書中文版《棕色的熊、棕色的熊，你在看什麼？》由上誼出版Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? beginning readers:These beloved children's stories are now available in beginning reader format. With the important pre-reading concepts of rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, these picture books have long been used as beginning readers. Now, with a 6" x 9" trim and a classic beginning reader layout, children will have a more "grown up" version to read by themselves. Complete with an introduction by master educator Laura Robb, and with fun reading activities added, these new versions of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? are certain to appeal to a new age group and find an even wider audience.
Bill Martin Jr, an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet, held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. His many books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children.Eric Carle was born in the United States, but spent his early years in Stuttgart, Germany. His many innovative books have earned him a place in the canon of classic children's literature. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? was the first book he illustrated; he then went on to write and illustrate The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider, and The Very Quiet Cricket, as well as many other books for children. Mr. Carle works in a studio near his home in western Massachusetts.www.carlemuseum.org