Welcome Home, Bear

Welcome Home, Bear

A Book of Animal Habitats

Picture Book - 2015
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Tired of his own home, a bear goes exploring, visiting animals around the world in their various habitats.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780385753753
Characteristics: 28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm


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mvkramer Oct 27, 2016

A humorous story, in which a dissatisfied bear explores new homes. Nothing works as well as his forest.

Apr 27, 2016

Bear is looking for a new place to call home. He sets off to visit his animal friends for inspiration, but there's something less than ideal about each spot - the desert sand of Camel's home is just too hot for his paws, and it rains too much in Orangutan's jungle. This is a simple story with a straightforward, satisfying conclusion for young listeners, as Bear discovers at the end of his tiring journey that his lush forest home really can't be beat. Cleverness peeks out of the beautiful illustrations, though, as expressive Bear clings to the side of Goat's steep cliffside home and gets inked in the face by a surprised ocean-dwelling Octopus. In between giggles, start a conversation about animal habitats - what makes each animal's home right for them? Pair with easy nonfiction titles on ecology for more learning together.

Apr 24, 2016

great book for preschoolers about habitats

LibrLdyMapleValley Dec 04, 2015

Welcome Home, Bear is a great story time participation book. You can easily act out bear's adventures throughout the book. Beautiful pictures with vivid colors work well with big groups but still have fun little details for close up sharing. This one is a winner and the kids loved it.

Jordan__B Sep 23, 2015

The thrill of exploration, the comfort of home. Join Bear on a journey through stuffy underground, deep ocean, and more beautifully depicted habitats.


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