The Bear Went Over the Mountain

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

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The bear went over the mountain, to see what he could see, hear what he could hear, smell what he could smell, touch what he could touch, and taste what he could taste; what a busy bear! In this beautifully written rendition of a classic children's song, bestselling author and illustrator Iza Trapani brings to life the seasonal activities of this cuddly bear. The bear sets out at the beginning of spring and finds fun around every corner, such as watching bunnies hop and smelling flowers. When the bear finds something unpleasant, like a smelly skunk or a prickly porcupine, he learns that the five senses have both good and bad traits. But that is all right, because there is always something just as exciting to try next! As winter arrives, the bear goes home to his cave, tired after his adventures.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain , in paperback for the first time, teaches children about the five senses and the four seasons, all through a timeless song. It is so much fun, kids will want to go exploring too, just like the bear!

Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers--picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Publisher: New York : Sky Pony Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781616085100
161608510X
Branch Call Number: E TRA
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm

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DonnaN_KCMO Nov 15, 2016

I enjoy singing this book with children as the bear uses his five senses as he explores his world. He also learns about the four seasons. I like how Trapani adds new verses to familiar songs.

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SabaNT
Feb 17, 2013

This bear goes on an adventure over the mountain using all of his senses. He learns what is good to eat, smell and touch and what is not safe. He hears and sees all sorts of wonderful things. Children follow the bear through all the seasons until he returns to his den ready for a long winter nap. This would be a great book to include when teaching about the five senses. A teacher could even use it to show the difference in the seasons.

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Feb 22, 2017

edutcher thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 2 and 5

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