Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do you see?
Author: Bill Martin
Page Designed by Kana Luckett


                          Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? is written by Bill Martin and illustrated by Eric Carle.  It teaches kids the concept of animals and colors.  At the beginning of the story, the reader asks the Brown Bear what does he see.  The Brown Bear says to a reader that he sees a red bird looking at him.   The story continues in this format.

                  The red bird sees a yellow duck.  The yellow duck sees a blue horse.  The blue horse sees a green frog.  The green frog sees a purple cat.  The purple cat sees a white dog.  The white dog sees a black sheep.  The black sheep sees a goldfish.  The goldfish sees a mother.  The mother sees beautiful children.  At the end of the story, the children are asked what do they see and they say they see all of the animals and the mother looking at them.


Critical Thinking Questions
  1. If you were the main character in the book, what type of animal would you be?
  2. After deciding what animal you would be, what would you say you saw?

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