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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Great Bear
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"A dancing circus bear is prodded and poked and made to dance so often that one day, the bear has had enough. She gives an almighty roar which scares the villagers away, and climbs a pole high into the sky. From here she flies into space and becomes a star." (Source: Trove)

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Unit Suitable For:

AC: Years 3 and 4 (NSW Stage 2)

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Intercultural understanding

Cross-curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Sustainability

Notes

  • Also published in braille format.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has been translated into Korean.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 1999 .
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      Extent: 30p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1865040363, 1865040371 (pbk.)
Alternative title: 별이된큰곰
Transliterated title: Pyŏl i toen k'ŭn kom
Language: Korean
    • Soul T'ukpyolsi,
      c
      South Korea,
      c
      Korea, East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Chungang Ch'ulp'ansa ,
      2000 .
      Extent: 1 v. (unpaged)p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9788945117656, 8945117652

Works about this Work

Why Literature Matters Libby Gleeson , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Teenagers and Reading : Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices 2012; (p. 5-11)
Gleeson's article includes a letter, reproduced in full, from a Year 7 student, commenting on her response to Mahtab's Story and the involvement of her class in Refugee Week.
Listening to the Language of Pictures Erica Wagner , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 19 no. 1 2004; (p. 8-10)
Erica Wagner, publisher of children's books, discusses the relationship of image and text and her role as an editor in the creation of children's books.
y separately published work icon Making Picture Books Libby Gleeson , Lindfield : Scholastic Press Scholastic Press , 2003 Z1111374 2003 single work prose Libby Gleeson draws on her own experiences as a writer of children's books, and includes reflections from other writers and from illustrators, to explore the different stages and processes in the making of picture books. She especially highlights the work of illustrator Armin Greder, with whom she has collaborated on many books.
Untitled Erika Noble , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Great Bear Libby Gleeson , 1999 single work picture book
An Australian First Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 15 no. 3 2000; (p. 6-7)
Untitled Lee Finkelstein , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 43 no. 3 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of The Great Bear Libby Gleeson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Linnet Hunter , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 14 no. 2 1999; (p. 30)

— Review of The Great Bear Libby Gleeson , 1999 single work picture book
Untitled Erika Noble , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Great Bear Libby Gleeson , 1999 single work picture book
Listening to the Language of Pictures Erica Wagner , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 19 no. 1 2004; (p. 8-10)
Erica Wagner, publisher of children's books, discusses the relationship of image and text and her role as an editor in the creation of children's books.
y separately published work icon Making Picture Books Libby Gleeson , Lindfield : Scholastic Press Scholastic Press , 2003 Z1111374 2003 single work prose Libby Gleeson draws on her own experiences as a writer of children's books, and includes reflections from other writers and from illustrators, to explore the different stages and processes in the making of picture books. She especially highlights the work of illustrator Armin Greder, with whom she has collaborated on many books.
An Australian First Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 15 no. 3 2000; (p. 6-7)
Why Literature Matters Libby Gleeson , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Teenagers and Reading : Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices 2012; (p. 5-11)
Gleeson's article includes a letter, reproduced in full, from a Year 7 student, commenting on her response to Mahtab's Story and the involvement of her class in Refugee Week.
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