Tag Archives: Bears

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In this timely First Time Book®, the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear’s teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits […]

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

Bear Snores On (Classic Board Books)

Rating: (126 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Little Simon Product Description In a cave in the woods, in his deep, dark lair, through the long, cold winter sleeps a great brown bear. Amazon.com Review On a cold windy night, an itty-bitty mouse “pitter-pat, tip-toe, creep-crawls” into a sleeping bear’s cozy lair, looking for relief from […]

The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Berenstain Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Christmas has given everyone a bad case of the greedies, and Santa Bear is upset. He’s canceling Christmas until he can find the true holiday spirit. It’s up to the Berenstain Bears — but will they be in time to save Christmas?

Henry Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: David McPhail Publisher: Atheneum Product Description Henry Bear loves everything about Christmas, but most of all he loves having a fine tree, beautifully decorated, with presents underneath and good friends all around. However, when Henry Bear and his best friend, Stanley, head off to town to find the perfect tree, nothing […]

My Daddy and Me

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Tina Macnaughton Publisher: Good Books Product Description From award-winning illustrator, Tina Macnaughton, comes this tender declaration of love from a child for his Daddy. When Little Bear is with his Daddy, he is the fastest, tallest, happiest Little Bear in the whole world. Warm colors and a gentle rhyming text illustrate […]

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Bear’s friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols, then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.

P.B. Bear’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lee Davis Publisher: Product Description P.B. Bear is counting the days until Christmas! Young children will love celebrating Christmas with P.B. Bear and his friends. They can: guess what’s inside the box from Grandma, watch as P.B. and his friends make snowballs into a snowman, count the stars on Christmas Eve, […]

The Berenstain Bears Say Their Prayers

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Michael Berenstain Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description Although saying bedtime prayers is a habit in the Bear household, Brother Bear isn’t sure why they do it. But when he sees a friend on his baseball team praying at the game, he decides to try it himself. Things don’t work out as he […]

The Berenstain Bears and the Golden Rule (Berenstain Bears®)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Michael Berenstain Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description When Sister Bear receives a locket for her birthday with the Golden Rule inscribed on it, she wonders what the verse means. And although Mama Bear explains it, it isn’t until she befriends a lonely newcomer at school that she understands what the rule looks […]

The Bears’ Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s a whole lot to learn one Christmas morning in Bear Country when Papa Bear teaches his son a thing or two about skiing, skating, and sledding.

The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: John Barrett Publisher: Ideals Publications

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Child’s Play Library)

Rating: (124 reviews) Author: Don Wood Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description A rhyming story of opposites that uses animal charactistics to help us explore ourselves and our feelings.

The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: A. A. Milne Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Product Description Presents a comprehensive, unabridged collection of Winnie-the-Pooh stories, accompanied by Shepard’s original full-color illustrations, as well as headbands and ribbon markers, colorful bookplate, and biographies of the author and illustrator. Amazon.com Review When Christopher Robin asks Pooh what he likes doing best in […]

Corduroy’s Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Don Freeman Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Christmas is coming, and Corduroy has a list of gifts he’d like from Santa-until he discovers the true meaning of Christmas is not about train sets and ice skates, but about good friends. Celebrate the season with Corduroy in this Christmas story that […]

A Visitor for Bear

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Bonny Becker Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Cheery persistence wears down a curmudgeonly bear in a wry comedy of manners that ends in a most unlikely friendship. Bear is quite sure he doesn’t like visitors. He even has a sign. So when a mouse taps on his door one day, Bear tells […]

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description “The day before Christmas, snuggled on his floor, Bear sleeps soundly with a great big snore….” Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang […]

Old Bear

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kevin Henkes Publisher: Greenwillow Product Description Snug and warm, curled and furry, Old Bear sleeps. Red, orange, and brown leaves fly through the air, and it is snowing hard. Old Bear doesn’t notice. Old Bear is dreaming about being a cub again. He is dreaming about the beauty of the world. […]

The Sweet Smell of Christmas (Scented Storybook)

Rating: (107 reviews) Author: Patricia M. Scarry Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Christmas is almost here! Little Bear can smell it—and so can you! The air is filled with the aroma of gingerbread cookies, minty candy canes, the piney Christmas tree, and yummy hot apple pie. Celebrate the holiday season with this classic Golden storybook […]

Bear Feels Scared

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description In the deep, dark woods by the Strawberry Vale, a big bear lumbers down a small, crooked trail….

The Berenstain Bears and the Truth (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description When Brother and Sister Bear accidentally break Mama’s favorite lamp, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again.  

Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (86 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk go the blueberries into the pail of a little girl named Sal who–try as she might–just can’t seem to pick as fast as she eats. Robert McCloskey’s classic is a magical tale of the irrepressible curiosity–not to mention appetite–of youth. Sal and her […]

Blueberries for Sal

Rating: (85 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk go the blueberries into the pail of a little girl named Sal who–try as she might–just can’t seem to pick as fast as she eats. Robert McCloskey’s classic is a magical tale of the irrepressible curiosity–not to mention appetite–of youth. Sal and […]

The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble with Chores (Berenstain Bears)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Papa Bear and the cubs are having some trouble with chores –– they don’t want to do them! When they decide to take a break from cleaning, Mama Bear plays along. But what will happen when the mess builds up . . . and up . . […]

Little Bear Boxed Set: Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Else Holmelund Minarik Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description To celebrate Little Bear’s thirty-fifth anniversary, three paperback editions in the series—Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit—have been slipcased in a boxed gift set for a whole new generation of children.

Seekers #1: The Quest Begins (Seekers)

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Three bears…one destiny From the author of the nationally bestselling Warriors books comes a brand-new animal fantasy series. Three young bears from different species—black, polar, and grizzly—are separated from their families when they are just young cubs. They find themselves brought together on a perilous journey. Fate is […]

Inside, Outside, Upside Down (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Brother Bear gets into a box. Papa Bear turns the box upside down, takes it outside, and puts it on a truck. The simple art and rhyming text make this a perfect choice for teaching spatial concepts.  

You Are My I Love You

Rating: (97 reviews) Author: Maryann Cusimano Publisher: Philomel Book Description I am your parent; you are my child. I am your quiet place; you are my wild. . . . A day in the life of parent and child-full of smiles and giggles, messes and meals, boundless energy and well-earned naps. Not to mention lots […]

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (Sandpiper Books)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Dubose Heyward Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description The country bunny attains the exalted position of Easter Bunny in spite of her responsibilities as the mother of twenty-one children.

The Berenstain Bears and Too Much TV (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Mama Bear decides her family spends too much time in front of the TV, she bans it for a week. Then the Bear family finds other ways to have fun and keep busy, so they watch less […]

The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description “When Mama Bear’s efforts to improve her family’s manners are unsuccessful, she devises a Politeness Plan–a chart listing a chore as a penalty for each act of rudeness. Basic etiquette is presented in a practical way. Berenstain illustrations […]

My Very First Tea Party

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Michal Sparks Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Book Description The clever and colorful Miss Honey B. Five shows little ones ages 03 how hearts fill to the brim when friends gather together for tea and good times.

The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. “The Bears’ rules for safe conduct among strangers […]

A Scratch & Sniff Night Before Christmas (Scratch & Sniff)

Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Sterling Book Description Peppermints, popcorn, and hot apple cider: with a scratch and a sniff, Clement C. Moore’s perennial holiday favorite comes deliciously alive as never before. Populated by animal characters (including a bear-y merry St. Nick), every brightly illustrated spread features a different delectable Christmas smell for kids to […]

The Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree (Berenstain Bears)

Author: Mike Berenstain Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description Christmas is just around the corner, and everyone in the Bear family wants to help decorate the tree! Includes thirteen flaps that open to reveal hidden holiday surprises.

Jamberry

Rating: (85 reviews) Author: Bruce Degen Publisher: HarperFestival Amazon.com Hat and boot in hand, a boy and a bear set off on a delicious and raucous romp through Berryland. They frolic in strawberry fields forever, rumble and ramble in blackberry brambles, and topple their canoeberry with blueberries. Silly rhymes and a musical beat practically beg […]

Corduroy’s Merry Christmas Shaped Board Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Don Freeman Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Corduroy and his friends were trimming the tree, singing carols, munching cookies, and waiting for Santa. Join in the festivities with Corduroy as he helps make the holiday jolly. With its appealing die-cut shape […]

Bear’s First Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Robert Kinerk Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Book Description In the dark of winter, deep in the woods, a lone bear is awakened from his winter sleep by a soft and mysterious sound. Under the stars the bear finds his way step by step through the snowy forest, making friends […]

Bear Feels Sick

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Bear is not feeling well at all; he is achy, sneezy, wheezy and sick and in no shape to go outside to play. Mole, Hare, Mouse and the rest of the gang try to make Bear feel as comfortable as possible in his […]

Winnie the Pooh 80th Anniversary Edition

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: A.A. Milne Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Book Description Happy 80th birthday, Pooh! The Bear of Very Little Brain and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood have delighted generations of readers since Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926. This deluxe anniversary edition of Winnie-the-Pooh is the perfect way to celebrate the enduring […]

Brown Bear & Friends Board Book Gift Set

Author: Bill Martin, Eric Carle Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Book Description With more than 6.5 million copies sold in board book alone, Bill Martin Jr and Eric Carle’s classic Bear books have been a hit with young children for many generations. Now, for the first time, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You […]

Leaves

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description It’s a young bear’s first autumn, and the falling leaves surprise and thrill him. At first he tries to put the leaves back on, but by spring he’s learned about the tree’s wondrous cycle. This bear’s-eye look at the changing seasons will charm readers with its […]

How One Little Polar Bear Captivated The World (Knut)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Craig Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, Dr. Gerald R. Uhlich Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description When Knut was born, the first polar bear cub at the Berlin Zoo in more than thirty years, he was no bigger than a snowball and unable to care for himself. His mother, a rescued East […]

Zen Shorts (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description “Michael,” said Karl. “There’s a really big bear in the backyard.” This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes […]

The Three Bears (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books Book Description Rob Hefferan’s whimsical artwork breathes new life into this family favorite. All children love to hear each bear say, “Who’s been sitting on my chair?” knowing that Goldilocks is about to be discovered upstairs!

The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle (Berenstain Bears)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperFestival Book Description Who wants to go to bed when you can play with dinosaurs, have a tea party or get a piggyback ride on Papa Bear? Brother Bear and Sister Bear are doing everything they can to postpone their bedtime – even if that means putting Mama and Papa […]

Corduroy

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Publisher: Viking Juvenile Amazon.com Have you ever dreamed of being locked in a department store at night? The endearing story of Corduroy paints a picture of the adventures that might unfold (for a teddy bear at least) in such a situation. When all the shoppers have gone home for the night, […]

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Rating: (284 reviews) Author: Bill Martin Jr. Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Product Description A Beloved Classis Now Available In Hard Book Edition For The Youngest Child. Amazon.com The gentle rhyming and gorgeous, tissue-paper collage illustrations in this classic picture book make it a dog-eared favorite on many children’s bookshelves. On each page, we […]

Orange Pear Apple Bear

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Book Description In only five words — four of which are in the title — Kate Greenaway Medalist Emily Gravett presents a delightful picture book that is “simple and stunning” (The Guardian), and “daring, original, and a joy” (Sunday Times, London).