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Who stole a bone from the dinosaur skeleton at the museum? Beginning readers will want to read this detective story and solve the mystery of The Berenstain Bears and The Missing Dinosaur Bone. 'I can read it all by myself' is the Beginner Books motto, and behind it is an understanding of how important it is for children to take pride and pleasure in their early reading. Beginner Books have been designed to appeal directly to children through the use of humour, rhyme, and bright pictures that can be 'read' even by the non-reading child. Some Beginner Books are simple stories, others are hilarious nonsense: both types have been designed to give children confidence and make them want to go on reading. Ages 3+
Illus. in full color. Papa Bear's favorite blackberry honey disappears, and the Bear Detectives set out to find the culprit.
The Bears get a new neighbor . . . with a very strong smell!When the woodchucks next door move out of their burrow, Sister and Brother Bear can't wait to meet their new neighbors. That is, until they find out that they're going to be living next door to the stinkiest animal there is--a skunk! Although the kids are put off by Mr. Skunk's powerful smell, Mama Bear insists they be kind to their white-striped new pal. As they help him fix up the old woodchuck burrow, Sister and Brother Bear learn that skunks are no different from anybody else. And they might even find that there are advantages to having a skunk on their side..
Stuck-up Ferdy Factual learns that friendship takes more than just smarts Brother and Sister Bear try to welcome the new cub in town by taking him to school on his 1st day. They quickly learn that Ferdy Factual, son of the famous scientist Actual Factual, is brilliant at math, science, and chess--but he isn't good at making friends. With the help and patience of the Bear family, Ferdy will finally come to realize that there may be more to school than just books.
When Papa Bear takes Small Bear to help him chop down a tree to make a new bed Small Bear. Small Bear remembers there has been something different about Mama Bear. How will this change the Bear family? This book contains picture descriptions.
"Father's Day is nothing but a greeting card holiday," is what Papa says. If that's the way Papa feels, then his family just won't celebrate this year. But, as the big day rolls around, and there's no card, no gift, and no breakfast in bed, Papa's spirits sink lower and lower. That's when the cubs spring on him their wonderful Papa's Day surprise!From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Bear family might not win the blue ribbon for their entry in the pumpkin contest during the annual Bear Country Thanksgiving Festival, but they do gain a new appreciation of the true spirit of the holiday and all they have to be thankful for.
When Mrs. Grizzle comes and Mama and Papa Bear go, what will happen to Brother and Sister? You'll have to read to know.
Sister Bear's first slumber party at Lizzy Bruin's gets out of hand with pillow fighting and soda squirting--and then Brother Bear and Cousin Freddy show up. Lizzy's parents have no choice but to end the party, and Brother and Sister receive a valuable lesson in behaving away from home.
A substitute teacher means only one thing--it's time to play some tricks!Brother Bear is just starting to get nervous about tomorrow's big history test when Teacher Bob announces that the students will have a substitute teacher for the next three days. According to mischievous Too-Tall Grizzly, there's only one way to deal with a grouch-puss old sub: pranks! Instead of studying, Too-Tall, Brother Bear, and Cousin Freddy stay up all night coming up with wacky jokes. They get a trick book and some fake spiders--they even put a frog in the teacher's desk! But when the sub turns out to be more fun than they imagined, the boys realize they may have made a terrible mistake. Will they have time to undo the jokes before the test? Or are they about to become history?
While out of school for a few days with a cold, Brother Bear ignores his make-up work. And when he returns to class, he discovers the consequences of neglecting his responsibilities: he fails his division test. Grizzly Gramps helps Brother learn that it's never too late to correct a mistake.
Sister Bear is lonely until a new cub her age moves in down the street.
Brother and Sister Bear's parents always seem to be nagging them about something, so the cubs decide to show how their parents annoy them by creating a play entitled "The Trouble with Grownups." Then Mama and Papa put on their own role-reversal skit, and everyone winds up learning something about themselves.
Brother and Sister Bear learn how important it is to tell the truth after they accidentally break Mama Bear's most favorite lamp.
Brother and Sister worry about spending a week at Gran and Gramp's house. By the end of the visit they've learned a lot from their lively grandparents--and the older bears have discovered how wonderful it is to be grandparents.
When Papa Bear goes honey-hunting, trouble is sure to followThere are chores to be done around the house, but all Papa Bear can think about is honey. There is no finer honey than the kind made by the bees that live in the gnarled old tree in the depths of the dark forest. Papa would be the happiest bear in the land if he could get his paws on some of that honey, but there's one big problem--the bees won't share! Papa Bear has tried everything--asking, sneaking, hiding--and all he's gotten for his trouble is a pawful of bee-stingers. But today he's come up with a foolproof plan to get the wild, wild honey, and he's determined to carry it out. Papa Bear is either going to have honey for dinner--or stingers for dessert!
Is there such a thing as too much birthday? Poor Sister is overwhelmed by her big, noisy sixth-birthday party. Her sympathetic parents help her realize the true importance of having a birthday in this humorous exercise in moderation for cubs--and parents.
Brother Bear likes to tease his sister, but when he's the one who is taunted at school, he understands why sister gets so mad.
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 when TV is allowed again--and they don't even miss it.
The Bear family meets their uncle, aunt, cousin and grandparents for a picnic and a lot of fun in this cute book. The story is told in rhyme. Other books about the Berenstain Bears are available from Bookshare. This book contains picture descriptions.
Small hat, big head. Big hat, small head. Can a bear find a hat that is not too small and not too big, but just right?
Discover fun facts about the natural world in the company of the Berenstain Bears and their friend, Professor Actual Factual, the foremost bear scientist of his time! This treasury of knowledge includes a complete almanac of the seasons and intriguing information about animals, plants, insects, and fish -- plus fun for the whole family with simple science projects. Three big adventures begin with The Berenstain Bears' Almanac, presenting a year in Bear Country that's brimming with holiday celebrations, changes in the weather, and signs of the seasons. The Berenstain Bears' Nature Guide takes a leisurely stroll through the woods as well as an underwater excursion for close-ups of the plant and animal kingdoms. At The Berenstain Bears' Science Fair, discover a variety of machines and how they work with plenty of projects, experiments, and interesting things to learn, make, and do.
Bumbling Papa Bear tries to help the Bear Scouts earn their merit badges in hiking.
Now young children can read Bear Country tales all by themselves! In the Berenstain Bears' exciting Step into Reading debut, Brother and Sister can't wait to go swimming. But first, there are many jobs to do in the Bear Family's summer house. There are rooms to clean, groceries to put away, closets to air out, suitcases to unpack, and on and on. Will the cubs ever get to dip their tootsies in the sea?
It's 7:45 a.m. and Gus the bus driver is on his way. But the Cubs aren's even up yet! Will they miss the bus? Told in humorous easy-to-read text, this simple story offers up a blow-by-blow description of just another morning in the Bear household--which readers will find not all that different from their own!
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