Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett

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In only five words -- four of which are in the title -- Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is "simple and stunning" (The Guardian), and "daring, original, and a joy" (Sunday Times, London).
 

About Emily Gravett

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Emily Gravett is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including the Kate Greenaway Award–winning Wolves and Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears. She is also the author and illustrator of Again! (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award), Wolf Won’t Bite!, Blue Chameleon, The Rabbit Problem, Dogs, Spells, The Odd Egg, Monkey and Me, Orange Pear Apple Bear, and Meerkat Mail. She lives in Brighton, England, with her family. Visit her at EmilyGravett.com.
 
Published February 11, 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 24 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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It’s a masterpiece of superbly controlled pacing, each object and its corresponding word appearing initially alone on the page, then combining in twos, then all rushing together as the bear’s play intensifies, then slowing again as he eats the fruits, one by one, in a glorious display of happy gl...

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Some of the vignettes are semi-reality based: the bear juggles the fruit ("Apple, bear, orange, pear") and balances all three pieces on his nose ("Orange, pear, apple, bear").

Mar 19 2007 | Read Full Review of Orange Pear Apple Bear

The Bookbag

There's an orange, a pear, an apple and a bear.

Feb 04 2010 | Read Full Review of Orange Pear Apple Bear

Common Sense Media

the fruit looks ripe from the fruit bowl at a friendly grocery.

May 22 2007 | Read Full Review of Orange Pear Apple Bear

Shelf Awareness

There’s an orange-colored pear and an apple-shaped (and apple-colored) bear, and later a pear-shaped bear holding an apple and an orange—and licking its lips.

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Youth Services Book Review

There are only 5 words used in this absolutely charming book.

Jun 13 2007 | Read Full Review of Orange Pear Apple Bear

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