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The Bear Who Went Boo!


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From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this bear-illiantly funny adventure for children of 3 and up.

At the top of the world, surrounded by snow and ice, lives a very cheeky polar bear cub who loves to go...


But this little bear cub doesn't always know when to stop...

Presenting a mischievous new picture book packed with snow and surprises, from two standout talents!

The Bear Who Went Boo! Reviews | Toppsta

  • ISBN: 9780008149536
  • Pub Date: 19th October 2015
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 32

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30th November '16
I read it to Ewanm aged 8 aged 8
The Bear Who Went Boo! 9780008149536
5 stars
This is a great storybook, perfect for bedtime about a little polar bear who thinks its funny to shout boo at the other animals. David Williams is a very talented author and the pictures are delightful, a lovely read for all ages
4th July '16
I read it to SophieKelly aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
The little polar bear cub, Boo, loves to creep up and scare the other animals in his neighbourhood...... and doesnt know when to stop. When the TV show being filmed is abruptly cancelled after its presenter falls foul of Boo's antics.... the other animals decide to give Boo a taste of his own medicine! BBBBOOOOO! A great one for joining in with.... and having a good giggle. Lovely book with fun pictures and good use of fonts / font sizes to add expression. 
9th February '17
Hermione read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This book is about a bear who tried to scare other animals by saying boo. One day some people come to the Arctic to do television show. But will the bear keep his mouth shut or try and scare off the people doing the television show off?
1st November '15
I read it to chicken aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
We loved the bear being called Boo as Gran is called that. Like the story & love Boo. My friends would like it, like my little sister.
22nd May '17
ArjanST read it themselves aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
My son got given this book as a gift as he is a David Walliams fan and he loved it. The story of a bear who loved to scare other people until one day he pushes them all too far and they decide to get their own back... 

A great book about thinking about your actions and the consequences. We loved reading the book and then talking about what had happened and why.
1st November '15
I read it to AvaW aged 2 aged 2
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4 stars
This is a lovely picture book about a little bear who loves to say boo, but doesn't always know when to stop. It is funny and mischievous, with the pictures helping to being the words to life. We love the polar bears character; he is cheeky but adorable . My 2 year old really enjoys this story, and loves shouting Boo along with the bear.
27th April '18
I read it to Ellielebugjnr aged 2 aged 2
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4 stars
Sophie loves this chunky bright board book. It's funny and naughty. Little bear saying boo and scaring people just doesn't learn his lesson.
5th May '17
I read it to Soopa aged 2 aged 2
The Bear Who Went Boo! 9780008149536
4 stars
This is our third David Walliams book. The first (The First Hippo on the Moon) we loved and the second (The Slightly Annoying Elephant) we hated, so we were interested to see which way this would go.  Overall it was a hit! It's one of the simpler books and it follows the story of a little polar bear who loves to surprise (or shock) people by yelling BOO! at them. He gets his comeuppance of course and there's a clear moral. The illustrations are fantastic and the use of interweaving text really adds to the story. My daughter loved adventures that the polar bear went on, especially the orca whales. We borrowed this from the library and have been reading it over and over.
1st November '15
Read to children aged 3 & 7
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4 stars
A fun story with a clear moral. The story was exciting to children but is reliant on the reader bring the characters to life with animation. It is definitely a book to share!
19th May '17
I read it to joshgok aged 6 aged 6 & to JakeGOK aged 4 aged 4
The Bear Who Went Boo! 9780008149536
3 stars
This is the kind of book that I'd read to my kids if I wanted them to stop doing something.  But we didn't like it that much, and we wouldn't buy it.

In this story, Bear doesn't stop shouting BOO and scaring everyone, even when his Mum tells him not to do it, and that he wouldn't like it if someone did it to him, he still doesn't stop.  Well, by shouting BOO! Bear ruins all the other animals chance of being on TV by annoying the TV presenter who thinks Bear is horrible, and that he would rather go and film penguins.  So the animals get their own back on Bear by shouting BOO to him...

I think Bear learns his lesson (a bit).  I like the illustrations, and the TV presenter is clearly based on Sir David Attenborough.

 I'd suggest borrowing from the library first, as this didn't win us over.  
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