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Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! [Kindle Edition]

Maureen Wright , Will Hillenbrand
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

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Book Description

It's time for Big Bear to hibernate, so Old Man Winter keeps telling him: "Sleep, Big Bear, sleep." But Big Bear doesn't hear very well. He thinks Old Man Winter has told him to drive a jeep, to sweep, and to leap. Big Bear just can't seem to hear what Old Man Winter is saying. Finally, Old Man Winter finds a noisy way to get Big Bear's attention. Cozy illustrations rendered in pencil and mixed media by Will Hillenbrand bring this bedtime story to a fitting conclusion.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9964 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Two Lions (13 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007TXV6CC
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #113,679 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sleep, Sweep, Jeep - It's All the Same! 1 Jan. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
This is a short tale of a big bear's attempts to follow his friend's, Old Man Winter, advice to go to sleep. Winter is approaching, and our big bear needs to sleep. However, if the big bear is hard of hearing, the results can be different, and hilarious. The book is gorgeously illustrated, and when read out to kids, will evoke squeals of laughter from them. The e-book Kindle version is of high quality - the illustrations show no signs of pixellation on a tablet, and if you pinch to zoom on the text, it pops out out, making it easier to read. The story itself is not the point of this book, if one were to choose to crib over the non-existent plot. It is a picture book at its heart, and as such the illustrations are marvelous. The rhyming sentences add a cadence to the story.
A nice book for children to cozy up to. Enjoyable when read out aloud to them, enjoyable for children to see and try and read on their own too.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bed time! 21 April 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Cute book with funny rhymes. My 3 and 8 year olds both like it and get me to read it over again! Recommended :)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely book 25 Nov. 2012
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Bought this to read to my granddaughter. She loved the story and has listened to it over and over again
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sleep, Little Bear, Sleep! 28 Jan. 2015
Format:Kindle Edition
Old Man Winter spies Big Bear playing and sighs, “Sleep, Big Bear, sleep,” but Big Bear mishears what he is saying. Did he hear that he should drive a jeep? Should he sweep, or was it leap? Big Bear constantly gets the message wrong, with funny results, until Old Man Winter comes to make sure that Big Bear gets the message! This is a funny picture book, with lovely illustrations. A nice story to share with your little reader.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully Illustrated Bedtime Book 25 Mar. 2014
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This book is short enough to hold younger readers' attention but so beautifully illustrated you won't mind reading it several times. Although I find the rhyme scheme a bit forced and dull, my three year old thinks it is the best book ever and only wants to be read this and the excellent "The Fish Who Could Wish", another short and beautifully illustrated book written in rhyme.

I never thought my child would ask to go to bed, but this book is, at the moment, doing the trick!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book 10 Dec. 2013
By D. Ryan
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I have to say I love this book. I bought it for my two year old and have read it umpteen times and would quite happily read it many more.

It's about a hard of hearing bear who doesn't hear Old Man Winter tell him to 'Sleep, big bear, sleep'. What big bear hears is drive a Jeep, dive deep, and sweep. Poor big bear does as he thinks he's told and gets more and more tired. Until Old Man Winter yells at his friend who finally hears him and goes off to his den to sleep.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Poor choice for a kindle fire download 26 Jan. 2014
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Unfortunately the size limitation of the kindle fire mean the text of this ebook is so small as to be extremely difficult to read on the fire screen. If it were an adult book the text could be expanded, children however want to see the pictures as they are being read to. On a larger screen it would be fine however download to kindle for PC is not available. My rating does not reflect on the book itself just that it is not really comparable with a small screen.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for bedtime reads 10 Jan. 2015
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Perfect length for a bedtime read to sleepy little bunnies. Simple rhymes easy to follow and great for reading aloud. Real opportunity to put in some different voices. Kids and Grandparents will have lots of fun with this little gem.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Still waiting!
I never received this book, my grandson was disappointed, I have reported this twice some months ago! Still no reply from amazon and still no book please respond to this.
Published 12 days ago by Biddyearly
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Loves reading and joins in with different pages
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4.0 out of 5 stars Sweet and loved by my daughter
Sweet and loved by my daughter
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Great bed time read as big bear gets ready for bed in the most oddest of ways which made my daughter laugh and happy
Published 2 months ago by Trenchie
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Lovely story grandchildren love it
Published 2 months ago by mamajunka
5.0 out of 5 stars Sleep big bear sleep.
Lovely book with a great rhyming rhythm and nice illustrations.
. My daughter loves it and even joins in with the words.
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very happy with product and service. Would defiantly recommend :-)
Published 3 months ago by lisamc
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely bedtime story
Good story to read to a child before bed. it is also good for a child who is learning to read.
Published 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars very good
My grandson loved this book he kept repeating the verses as they came up would recommend to young children for bedtime
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