Bears, Bears, Bears Everywhere--It Must Be November

During the month of November we study teddy bears, bears as fictional characters and bears in our world.  The month of November was selected due to the history of the first American teddy bear being sold in November 1902.

 

 

Books about Teddy Bears

A Tale of Two Teddies: The First Teddy Bears Tell Their True Stories written and illustrated by Kathleen Bart

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Famous Bears & Friends written and collected by Janet Wyman Coleman

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The Legend of the Teddy Bear by Frank Murphy; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen

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Books with Bears as Fictional Characters

Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

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Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bear Stays Up by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bear's New Friend by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bear Feels Scared by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Bear's Loose Tooth by Karma Wilson; illustrated by Jane Chapman

Karma Wilson's web site

http://www.karmawilson.com/

 

 

A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton

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A Birthday for Bear by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton

A Bedtime for Bear by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton

The Sniffles for Bear by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton

Bonny Becker's web site

http://bonnybecker.com/

Kady McDonald Denton's web site

http://www.kadymacdonalddenton.ca/

 

Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? by Martin Waddell; illustrated by Barbara Firth

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Good Job, Little Bear by Martin Waddell; illustrated by Barbara Firth

Let's Go Home, Little Bear by Martin Waddell; illustrated by Barbara Firth

 

A Story for Bear by Dennis Haseley; illustrated by Jim LaMarche

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Link to an interview of the author and illustrator about this title

http://www.harcourtbooks.com/authorinterviews/bookinterview_Haseley.asp

 

The Teddy Bear written and illustrated by David McPhail

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Video about the legend of the Teddy Bear

http://youtu.be/-Gs24WXaZs0