Orange Pear Apple Bear

Emily Gravett

0-5 years

2016 Nominee

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

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23 February 2017
22 pages

Delight in a beautiful and very funny exploration of colour, the relationship between different objects, and the power of the imagination in this sturdy board book.

Orange Pear Apple Bear
is a wonderfully simple and engaging picture book from award-winning author/illustrator Emily Gravett. By rearranging just four words, Emily Gravett creates a series of playful images which are joyful and intensely satisfying. The loose energy of the pencil and watercolour pictures will be irresistible to adults and children alike.

Perfect for reading out loud to very young children.

This book is daring, original and a joy.

Sunday Times

Hold it in your hands and know that you're in the presence of greatness . . . Surreal, clever and enormous fun.


It should be handed out at birth. The perfect book to read aloud to babies.