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About Jan Berenstain
Stan and Jan Berenstain were already successful cartoonists for magazines and adult humor books when they began writing children's books. The first story starring the bear family, The Big Honey Hunt, appeared in 1962. Since then, more than 370 Berenstain Bears books have been published, and more than 300 million copies have been sold. What began as an idea sparked by their young sons' love of reading has become over the years arguably the best-selling children's book series ever.
Since their inception, the Berenstain Bears stories have expanded to include picture books, beginning readers, and chapter books--even a hit TV show on PBS. Writing and illustrating the books has become a Berenstain family affair. Mike joined with his parents as a creative team in the late 1980s. The Bear family has expanded over the years as well. Sister Bear arrived in 1974, and baby Honey joined the family in 2000.
Though Stan died in 2005 and Jan in 2012, Mike continues to create the delightful Berenstain Bear adventures from his studio in Pennsylvania.
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Join the Berenstain Bears as they host a sleepover for Brother, Sister, and friends in this fun-filled addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series!
When Brother and Sister have a sleepover, not much sleeping gets done. Mama and Papa try their best to keep everything under control, but will they ever get those cubs to bed?
The Berenstain Bears’ Sleepover is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and read full sentences.
Join the Berenstain Bears in another exciting addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series!
It is time for Spring Cleaning and the Bears’ decide to have a yard sale. Mama Bear goes through the house gathering up all sorts of tattered things—but each tattered thing seems to be someone’s favorite tattered thing! Perhaps Spring Cleaning will just have to wait until next year.
Sister Bear is thrilled by the magic of the wishing star, but Brother Bear teaches her that hard work is important too.
The Berenstain Bears already have a dog and a fish. When Brother Bear goes hunting for bullfrogs and comes home with a little kitten, the Bear family will have to decide if they have room for another pet!
The Berenstain Bears love teaching their friends new things in this action-packed addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series.
Brother Bear and Sister Bear are teaching the younger bears to play T-ball. But it's tough when the cubs don't know the difference between running to home plate and running home! Will Brother Bear and Sister Bear be able to put together a winning team?
The Berenstain Bears Play T-Ball is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
All aboard with the Berenstain Bears in this adventurous addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series!
The Bears are on a steam train trip across Bear Country. Mama and Papa enjoy the scenery, but the cubs want to learn about the train. If they are lucky, Grizzly Jones might let them blow the whistle. Woo-hoo!
Beginning readers will feel like they are on board with the Bear family as they pass new sights and find out all about how the train runs. The Berenstain Bears: All Aboard! is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.