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Title:
The Berenstain Bears and the big question
Author:
Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, 1999.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Summary:
When Sister Bear asks her mother about God, Mama tries to explain.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780679889618

9780679989615
Format :
Book

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This classic Berenstain Bears story is a perfect way to teach children about who God is and how to see His many blessings all around them!

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Sister is curious about God and what and where He is. Now, it's up to Papa and Mama to help Sister see that He is all around, from the sunshine to the birds and the clouds to the chapel. Includes over 50 bonus stickers!


Author Notes

Stan Berenstain was born in 1923 in Philadelphia, the same year and place as his future wife, Jan. They met as students at the Philadelphia College of Art. World War II delayed their career plans: Stan joined the army as a medical assistant while Jan supported the war effort by working in an airplane factory. They married in 1946 and together began drawing cartoons for the McCall's/Good Housekeeping It's All in the Family series. They worked on this feature from 1956 through 1990.

The Big Honey Hunt, published in 1962, was their first book for children. This book about a family of bears, written for Dr. Seuss's Beginner Books series, was so popular that Dr. Seuss himself, Theodore Geisel, encouraged them to write more stories. Geisel's advice launched the Berenstains on life-career writing and illustrating the very successful Berenstain Bears books.

The Berenstain Bears' New Baby, published in 1974, was the beginning of the First Time Books series. The Children's Choice Award was given to The Berenstain Bears' New Neighbors in 1995. The Berenstains were also honored for their work in children's literature when they received the Ludington Award in 1989. There have been television shows based on the Berenstain Bears books, as well as CD-ROMs and videos.

Stan Berenstain passed away on November 26th, 2005, after a lengthy battle with lymphoma. He was 82.

(Bowker Author Biography)