Top positive review
Beautiful, imaginative book that encourages thinking and interpretation by young minds
Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2015
Wonderful, imaginative children's book with beautifully detailed illustrations. My 3-year-old LOVES this book (although she still believes the bear ate the sandwich), and I don't mind reading it repeatedly. It's sweet, funny, and we like to look for the bear and talk about what he's doing in the scenes on each page. The only small nit I would have is that I usually have to add a little narration to explain that the bear gets on a boat at the end (it's pictured, but she doesn't really understand what's being shown. Otherwise, she still interprets the bear's perception literally (she thinks the tall tree is actually a tall tree, and not the electrical pole it actually is, for example). This is one of our absolute favorites though--great book.