- The Bear Nobody Wanted
The book regrettably falls shy of its mark, despite the plot's many ingenious twists and its relevance to human nature--in the course of the bear's odyssey both his off-putting, superior expression and his corresponding superciliousness are modified considerably, resulting in a more appealing 02/01/1993
- Big Bear Hug
And even more than hugging animals, the bear loves to hug trees.
- One Bear All Alone
"One bear all alone/ Sitting by the telephone.''
- Teddy Bear of the Year
VanSickle takes teddy bears’ work seriously in this fanciful story.
- Hush Little Polar Bear
“Then look right beside you,/ and that’s where I’ll be,” she promises the bear.
- Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats
In the first story, Bear is startled when he discovers a bear that looks “EXACTLY like me” at a costume shop (youngest readers will gleefully point out that he’s looking into a mirror).
- Grandpa Bear's Christmas
Much of this is cozy, thanks to Degen's cheerful Christmas settings and high-spirited bears.
- The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear
A variation of "rock-paper-scissors," the game does not rely on hand signals, but encourages children to use full body play as "ninja beats cowboy," "cowboy beats bear," and "bear beats ninja" (an online version of the game is also available, but seems l
- The Bear Who Came to Stay
``A bear came to our house one morning in the spring,'' states the narrator.
- Little Bear's Trousers
The cake is dubbedrather arbitrarily, it seemsTrousers Day Cake, and Little Bear is soothed.
- Bear Goes to Town
This time, Bear goes for a walk through town and meets a friendly cat.
- I Thought This Was a Bear Book
a green alien announces to the startled bears.
- The Bear Who Went to the Ballet
When Harriet bring the bear with her to the ballet, the other toys feel resentful, and challenge the bear to show them her dancing skills.
- Bear and Roly-Poly
Bear, the diminutive stuffed-animal hero who adjusted to having a baby-sitter in Bear and Mrs.
- The Bear Ate Your Sandwich
The bear gobbles it down and returns to bear country by boat.