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Other titles in the Berenstain Bears First Time Books series:
The Berenstain Bears Learn about Strangers (Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books)by Stan Berenstain
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Includes 4 copies of each Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners (8x8/978-0-394-87333-6), Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers (8x8/978-0-394-87334-3), Berenstain Bears Too Much Junk Food (8x8/978-0-394-87217-9), Berenstain Bears Too Much T.V (8x8/978-0-394-86570-6), Berenstain Bears Get the Gimmies (8x8/978-0-394-80566-5), Berenstain Bears Go To Camp (8x8/978-0-394-85131-0), Berenstain Bears Truth (8x8/978-0-394-85640-7), Berenstain Bears Messy Room (8x8/978-0-394-85639-1), and Berenstain Bears Go To School (8x8/978-0-394-83736-9)
When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. "The Bears' rules for safe conduct among strangers are listed on the last pages, including a rule about the privacy of a bear's body. A good book to start awareness in young children."--School Library Journal.
About the Author
Stan and Jan Berenstain were both born in 1923 in Philadelphia. They didn't know each other as children, but met later at school, at the Philadelphia College of Art. They liked each other right away, and found out that the both enjoyed the same kinds of books, plays, music and art. During World War II, Stan was a medical assistant in the Army, and Jan worked in an airplane factory. When the war was over, they got married and began to work together as artists and writers, primarily drawing cartoons for popular magazines. After having their two sons Leo and Michael, the Berenstains decided to write some funny children's books that their children and other children could read and enjoy. Their first published children's book was called The Big Honey Hunt . It was about a family of bears, who later became known as the "Berenstain Bears".
Over 50 children's books later, Stan and Jan still plan all of their books together — both write the stories, and both write the pictures. They live outside of Philadelphia in the country.
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