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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."
Stan and Jan planned all of their books together. They both wrote the stories and created the pictures. They continued to live outside of Philadelphia in the country. There are now over 300 Berenstain Bears books.
When Brother and Sister Bear accidentally break Mama's favorite lamp, their little lie grows bigger and bigger, until Papa Bear helps them find the words that set everything right again.
Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book(r) from Stan and Jan Berenstain. When Mama goes to the market, Brother and Sister play soccer in the house . . . and end up breaking a lamp When Mama asks them what happened, they tell her a series of whoppers that just get bigger and bigger. Will they ever tell her the truth? This beloved story is a perfect way to teach children about the importance of honesty.
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)
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