We're Going on a Bear Hunt

By Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

For brave hunters and bear-lovers, the classic chant-aloud by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury.

Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest!

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780744523232
  • Published: 16 Sep 1993
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 240 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 40

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Customer reviews

Bridie age 30 wrote:

Adventurous, rhythmic and enchantingly good - far too exciting for bedtime.


'Beautifully produced, written and illustrated, this is a classic work for any age at any period.' The Independent on Sunday

'With such a partnership, how can this gorgeous great picture-book rhyme fail?' The Guardian

'Lovely to read aloud and beautiful to look at.' The Sunday Times

'“This contains adventure, companionship and good, old-fashioned fun.”' The Sun

'Voted one of the 100 Greatest Picture Books of All Time' BBC

'Some have seen it as a story about over-coming the inevitable obstacles in life, but it is a fun, read-aloud book to be shared and enjoyed on any level.' Top 50 Books Every Child Should Read, Good Housekeeping

'“It’s a special book and it just never gets old.”' Gurgle

'Atmospheric, rhythmic, and the silent ending is the perfect misdirect.' Juno

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