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Author Study: Bill Martin

Learn about the author Bill Martin and the books he has written. Biographies, interviews, lesson plans for his books “Brown Bear Brown Bear” and “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”, and other classroom activities for creating an author study are included.


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This site provides an author biography, video of Eric Carle and Bill Martin Jr. along with a slide show of Brown Bear Brown Bear.
This lesson uses titles by Bill Martin Jr to practice shared and choral reading to focus on fluency and comprehension.
Enjoy these illustrated book reviews with your students.
Enjoy poetry with your students through the use of Bill Martin Jr. books along with other children's classics.
Watch and sing along with the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Song.
Eric Carle discusses his collaboration with Bill Martin, Jr. on books. Eric Carle demonstrates creating an illustration of a bear.
Use this link for author information and various activities to accompany Bill Martin, Jr. books. Note: This site contains advertising.
This link provides numerous activities for teaching two of Bill Martin, Jr.'s books. Note: This sites contain advertising.
Read biographical information about Bill Martin and how his books continue to be printed.
Learn about Bill Martin's life and work by reading his biography. NOTE: This site has a link leads to social networking sites and blogs.
This site provides a lesson plan for improving fluency through group literacy performances by using Martin's book series.
This six-page PDF file provides a lesson plan and ideas for classroom activities for the "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" book.
This nine-page PDF file celebrates the 40th anniversary of the book "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" and provides fun learning activities that relate to the book.
This is a five-day lesson plan using "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" and also gives ideas for cross-curricular connections. NOTE: This site includes ads.

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