Celebrating 30 Years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!


Celebrating 30 Years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!
Join in the Fun with an Exclusive IBW JOIN THE BEAR HUNT Pack from Walker Books
We’re Going on Bear Hunt, the classic chant-aloud by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, started a publishing phenomenon 30 years ago with readers swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning picture book favourite.

Join bear-lovers everywhere and celebrate the anniversary in style during Independent Bookshop Week by hosting your very own Bear Hunt in collaboration with 9 other local businesses – guaranteed to drive new traffic to your bookshop, engage families as they learn more about shopping locally, energize your local community and (most of all) put a great big smile on your customers’ faces as hundreds of brave hunters and bear-lovers of all ages set off on a hunt to find a bear in your town and win fabulous prizes.   

To find out more about this IBW exclusive and how to receive your JOIN THE BEAR HUNT PACK with everything you need to launch your own We’re Going on a Bear Hunt celebrations in your town, simply contact your Walker Books area sales manager or email jo.humphreys-davies@walker.co.uk
Included in the pack are:

  • A sturdy We’re Going on a Bear Hunt standee (50 cm high)
  • 10 mini Bear standees
  • 100 “I’ve Been on a Bear Hunt” cards
  • Photocopiable sheets, including “I’ve Been on a Bear Hunt” search list and JOIN THE BEAR HUNT event poster
  • Special We’re Going on a Bear Hunt big book edition for reading aloud, plus storytelling top tips
  • FREE prizes for participants, including 50 We’re Going on a Bear Hunt posters, 50 sticker sheets, 50 adorable bear ears, 50 “I’ve Been on a Bear Hunt” certificates and one grand prize of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt backpack (containing the classic picture book, colouring and activity fun books) – perfect for mini bear hunters!
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