- The Little Bear Book
The bear's next encounter is with a crocodile, whose wide jaws snap shut on a trumpet (also drawn by the bear).
- There's a Bear on My Chair
Unimpressed, the bear checks his phone.
- Let's Scare Bear
Bear emerges, patting his belly, smacking his lips, and looking anything but frightened.
- Breaking News: Bear Alert
Chaos reigns in this mock televised caper, when a children’s nature show called Our Furry Planet is interrupted by a bulletin about two bears on the loose.
- Bear's Day Out
The story concerns a soulful bear who lives alone in a cave until he decides to venture to the city.
- Goatilocks and the Three Bears
complains Baby Bear) and Howard’s (Mr.
- Mimi and Bear in the Snow
Will Mimi ever see Bear again?
- Big Brown Bear's Cave
A bear learns the value of decluttering in this appealing story.
- Mr. Bear's Picnic
Bear sleeps in.
- The Bear Must Go on
Bear diligently records and whimsically illustrates their requests as he “sang a sweet song, which made him smile,” but the rodents forget a major component while bossing Bear about.
- Mr. Bear Babysits
Bear is suddenly transformed into an ace baby-sitter, and successfully gets Baby Bear scrubbed, fed and bedded.
- Brown Bear Summer
Bledsoe discusses the bears' lack of social organization (each year they have to learn to tolerate the presence of other bears at McNeil); he profiles seven mothers and their young, and he relates a delightful story of cub swapping.
- Mr. Bear's New Baby
Finally, Small Bear, awakened by the din, comes up with the winning suggestion: that they cuddle his new sister in "a bedful of bears."
- I Know a Bear
From a place he calls the Land of the Bears.”
- The Orphan and the Polar Bear
On one occasion, the boy is confronted by a polar bear that briefly transforms into a man, then takes the boy back to a bear colony where the boy learns to defend himself.