Bear's Picture ePUB Ú Hardcover

Bear's Picture ePUB Ú Hardcover

10 thoughts on “Bear's Picture

  1. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Yay for Goodreads for community reviews There's no way to evaluate books like this objectively Professional critics wouldn't really have much of value to say here Even though some of my GR friends rate this lower I love it and highly recommend itAnd that's the theme of the book Everyone can be an artist even if the only ppl who appreciate their work are themselves Bear or posthumous coffee mug designers Van Gogh And everyone can be a criticAnd in my case since I happen to love DB Johnson and often enjoy Pinkwater I loved this book I love it even than The Dot which was a darn good book I love the gray and proper and judgemental gentlemen and their fate I love Bear's self confidence and zest and his neck piece even though I don't know if it's meant to be a tie a scarf or nothing in particular I love the development of the paintingI wish ppl would read this book and also discover for themselves the joy of creativity

  2. Susan Susan says:

    I still remember being told in second grade that I drew the sky wrong When I went home and told my Dad that the sky was supposed to be a big long rectangle of blue in the sky colored in corner to corner but mine was wrong he said not so Mine a small frenzy of blue was just fine for a sky I figured since he was an artist he probably knew best so I just kept on drawing skies my way So far it has worked out wellThis bear and my Dad would understand each other

  3. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    A nice sentimentmessage here that we should not allow others to judge our artistic talentspursuits but should enjoy the process and creation for ourselves However I think it was better executed by Peter Reynolds in his book such as The Dot

  4. April Thompson April Thompson says:

    I love art I love children's books I love bright colors The combination of the three in this book just didn't have the bells and whistles I normally love Just meh

  5. Roxanne Hsu Feldman Roxanne Hsu Feldman says:

    Absolutely fabulous The text is matter of fact; straightforward; and it conveys a great sentiment the artist's own interpretation is enough to make any artwork worthwhile A bear can be a painter and he can paint whatever he feels like and see whatever there is in the picture without being told by others that he can't paint or what his artwork means And the ART in this book is unusual for sure The contrast between the gray scale color scheme of the three characters and the vibrant multi colored painting keeps the readers' focus on the real protagonist of the story the painting in progress and in its final state I love how the bear's scarf gets progressively messier with colors until it's completely covered And of course the page where you must turn the book around to see the final picture from bear's point of view of a bear that is embedded within the autumn honey tree cool stream hollow log field of flowers and the two gentlemen's hats is such a beautiful and breathtaking moment The color scheme reminds of of Kandinsky and Klee in their modern abstract style The final image of bear sleeping in the hollow log his own creation engulfed by the snow is the perfect and calm end note to a rigorous story

  6. Abby Abby says:

    A lovely little picture book about being creative and marching to your own drum Bear makes a lovely picture and doesn't care what the proper gentlemen say about it

  7. Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book* Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book* says:

    Pinkwater Daniel Bear's Picture 32 pgs Boston Houghton Mifflin Company c2008 Language G Sexual Content G; Violence G; REVIEW A bear wants to paint a picture and he proceeds to do just that He is criticized by two very fine and proper gentlemen but the bear holds his own and guess what happens to his critics? The illustrations are great In fact much of the story is told not by words but by the art This story is not just for the younger children EL ADVISABLE Marilyn Mann Elementary Library Specialisthttpkissthebookblogspotcom2008

  8. Theresa Theresa says:

    Bear's Picture Hardcover by Daniel Pinkwater Sometimes its believing in yourself is all you need Bear is drawing pictures and two fashionable gentlemen come on the scene of bear drawing they can not believe their eyes they can not see the masterpiece before bear's eyes They critic they down play they reprimand but they don't see the possibility or change their perspective Hint turn the picture upside down And when reading to kids point out the obvious

  9. Kelly Kelly says:

    Wowa Daniel Pinkwater book that makes complete sense What a treatThis is the story of a bear who is painting a picture which gets scrutinized by two men But the bear holds his own and continues to see what he sees It's a neat book

  10. Vzenari Vzenari says:

    Pinkwater and Johnson defend abstract expressionism and people's right to paint it

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Bear's Picture ➲ [Read] ➭ Bear's Picture By Daniel Pinkwater ➽ – A bear wants to paint a picture and so he does; however two fine proper gentlemen don’t think that it is a very fine picture at all But just because they don’t see what the bear sees doesn’t mak A bear wants to paint a picture and so he does; however two fine proper gentlemen don’t think that it is a very fine picture at all But just because they don’t see what the bear sees doesn’t make it a bad picture right Daniel Pinkwater turns art and art critics upside down in this classic tale now beautifully reillustrated by D B Johnson.

  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Bear's Picture
  • Daniel Pinkwater
  • English
  • 23 October 2016
  • 9780618759231

About the Author: Daniel Pinkwater

Daniel Manus Pinkwater is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio He attended Bard College Well known books include Lizard Music The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death Fat Men from Space Borgel and the picture book The Big Orange Splot Pinkwater has also illustrated many of his books in the past although for recent works that.