I am both astounded and confounded by the reviews here. Simply put, this is the single worst novel I have ever read. Read morePublished on May 24 2004 by bob
The characters are cliché, the plot is easy to follow but isn't that the point with a fable. Kotzwinkle takes something we know, or think we know, and twist it to show a... Read morePublished on March 2 2004
I find it absolutely amazing that this book has 4 1/2 stars.
Do readers have no taste at all. I cannot begin to relate just
how many ways this book is unfunny and gross. Read more
This positively brilliant book follows the life of a bear who happens to find a manuscript in the woods. Read morePublished on Feb. 21 2004 by "veggiewrap001"
The Bear Went Over the Mountain is one of the funniest books I've ever read. The notion that a talking bear can get a novel publish is a bit wacky, but once the situation is set in... Read morePublished on Dec 23 2003 by Doug Keller
A charming book and genuinely funny to boot.
It's impossible not to like Hal Jam, a true innocent abroad, as he makes his way through the shark infested world of publishing... Read more
The Bear Went Over the Mountain could easily been condensed into 100 pages. I was not impressed, though I will admit that it had some "laugh out loud moments. Read morePublished on Dec 8 2003 by L. Dubuc
Fabulous read! A page-turner! I laughed out loud every so often and I almost believed that a tubby bear can really pull all these off! Simple to read, yet depicts humanity. Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2003 by Hazel
The Bear Went Over the Mountain is not only hilarious it is also a great commentary on our society. If only more books this funny existed!Published on May 14 2003 by "veggiewrap001"