Bears, Bears, and More Bears!


wheres_my_teddyWhere’s My Teddy? by Jez Alborough

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_at_homeBear At Home by Stella Blackstone

Bear gives a tour through each room in his house, describing what he likes, such as the comfortable chair in the study.


time_to_sleepTime to Sleep by Denise Fleming

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.


you_can_do_itYou Can Do It, Sam by Amy Hest

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.


brown_bearBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.


hibernation_stationHibernation Station by Michelle Meadows

Rhyming text and pictures introduce the reader to a variety of animals as they try to snuggle in to sleep.


more_bearsMore Bears! by Kenn Nesbitt

When an author starts writing, children yell that they want more bears in the story.


bears_in_bedsBears in Beds by Shirley Parenteau

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.


bear_and_beeBear and Bee by Sergio Ruzzier

A hungry bear discovers that bees are not terrible monsters who never share their honey.


eat_like_a_bearEat Like a Bear by April Pulley Sayre

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.


leavesLeaves by David Ezra Stein

A curious bear observes how leaves change throughout the seasons.


bear_snores_onBear Snores On by Karma Wilson

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_mouseThe Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don & Audrey Wood

Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself.


sleep_big_bearSleep, Big Bear, Sleep by Maureen Wright

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.