When a small boy named Eddie goes searching for his lost teddy in the dark woods, he comes across a gigantic bear with a similar problem.
Bear gives a tour through each room in his house, describing what he likes, such as the comfortable chair in the study.
When Bear notices that winter is nearly here he hurries to tell Snail, after which each animal tells another until finally the already sleeping Bear is awakened in his den with the news.
When Mrs. Bear and little Sam deliver the cakes they have made for their friends in the neighborhood, Sam carries the cakes all by himself, through the snow and up to the front doors.
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.
Rhyming text and pictures introduce the reader to a variety of animals as they try to snuggle in to sleep.
When an author starts writing, children yell that they want more bears in the story.
Big Brown Bear gets his four fellow bears into their cozy, warm beds without much trouble, but in the middle of the night a strange sound frightens them awake.
A hungry bear discovers that bees are not terrible monsters who never share their honey.
Follows a bear from the time she emerges from her den in April after four months without food, through months of eating fish, ants, and huckleberries, to midwinter when the arrival of two cubs interrupts her long winter’s rest.
A curious bear observes how leaves change throughout the seasons.
On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.
Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself.
As winter comes and Big Bear prepares to hibernate, he keeps thinking he hears Old Man Winter giving him exhausting orders that prevent him from sleeping.