Where is Bear?

Written by Jonathan Bentley

For ages 0 to 5

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This book is best for:
  • animals - bears
  • bedtime
  • household items / furniture
  • places - bedroom, home
  • toys


It’s bed time, but the little boy just can’t go to sleep until he finds his bear. He looks everywhere: in his drawers, on the shelf, under the sofa. “Where is Bear?” The humorous twist to this picture book is that children will spot big furry paws in the mirror, fluffy ears behind the sofa and a giant shadow in the window. When the boy finally finds Bear, it may be a bit different to what the readers were expecting...

‘Where is Bear?’ is a gorgeous picture book which is guaranteed to draw young listeners in and encourage them to interact with the story. Children will love the humour of the little boy who doesn’t seem to notice the giant bear following him around. This is the perfect picture book to use when targeting the concept of ‘where’ and prepositions (e.g. in, on, under, behind).

For further speech and language targets in ‘Where is Bear?’, see the list below.

Book Details

Narrative Structure: Action Sequence

Story Plot: Losing Tale

  • animals - bears
  • bedtime
  • household items / furniture
  • places - bedroom, home
  • toys

Speech and Language Targets

Speech Sounds:
  • /b/ - bear, bathroom
  • /w/ - where, want
  • copula (is)
  • modals (could)
  • prepositions
  • subjective pronouns (I)
  • labelling
  • where
  • location (in, on, under, behind)
  • problem
Book Info

Published by Hardie Grant Egmont in 2016 (ISBN: 9781760122911)

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