The Bears' Autumn (Celebrate Reading!)

by Keizaburo Tejima

Paperback, 1993


Scott Foresman (1993), 40 pages


In the mountains of Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan, a little bear and his mother get ready for their long winter sleep by gathering food and catching salmon.

User reviews

LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
This is a short picturebook about a mother and baby Japanese brown bear. They go hunting salmon at night, and both catch some, and then the baby think's the moon's reflection on the water is a giant fish. It isn't, but he dreams of giant moon fish anyway.
LibraryThing member lhendrix9983
Sweet picture book from Japan about a Mama Bear teaching her baby bear to be self sufficient and catch salmon. I am not sure that it has enough characters and details to be developed into a story to retell. Young children would like it. It belongs in my personal collection.


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Physical description

40 p.; 9 inches


0673805476 / 9780673805478
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