Bears

Bears have played important roles in children's books for many years. There are the big and fierce variety, then then there are the ones that are big, warm, and cuddly. In this collection of books you will find books of all kinds whose main characters are bears. Don't forget to visit these series pages to find more bear books: The Bear Books, The Paddington Bear Books, and the Sam the Bear Books.
Bear in Love

Bear in Love

Daniel Pinkwater
Illustrator:  Will Hillenbrand 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Candlewick, 2012   ISBN: 978-0763645694
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Bear Can Dance!

Bear Can Dance!

Suzanne Bloom
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Boyds Mills Press, 2015   ISBN: 978-1629794426
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Mother Bruce

Mother Bruce

Ryan T. Higgins
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Disney-Hyperion, 2015   ISBN: 978-1484730881
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Christmas at Last!

Christmas at Last!

Sam Hearn
Illustrator:  Penny Dann 
Novelty Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Scholastic, 2015   ISBN: 978-0545794558
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A Splendid Friend, Indeed

A Splendid Friend, Indeed

Suzanne Bloom
Board Book
For ages 4 to 6
Boyds Mills Press, 2015   ISBN: 978-1629794082
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Zen Socks

Zen Socks

Jon J. Muth
Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Scholastic Press, 2015   ISBN: 978-0545166690
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Breaking News: Bear Alert

Breaking News: Bear Alert

David Biedrzycki
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2014   ISBN: 978-1580896634
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Busy Pandas

Busy Pandas

John Schindel
Photographer: Lisa and Mike Husar
For ages 2 to 4
Random House, 2008   ISBN: 978-1582462592
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Alone Together

Alone Together

Suzanne Bloom
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Boyds Mills Press, 2014   ISBN: 978-1620917367
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The Bear’s Song

The Bear’s Song

Benjamin Chaud
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1452114248
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We love you Hugless Douglas

We love you Hugless Douglas

David Melling
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Tiger Tales, 2013   ISBN: 978-1589251380
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Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear

Sleepover with Beatrice and Bear

Monica Carnesi
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Penguin, 2014   ISBN: 978-0399256677
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Off We Go!: A Bear and Mole Story

Off We Go!: A Bear and Mole Story

Will Hillenbrand
Illustrator:  Will Hillenbrand 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 4 to 6
Holiday House, 2013   ISBN: 978-0823425204
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Bear and Ball

Bear and Ball

Cliff Wright
Board Book
For ages 2 to 4
Chronicle Books, 2005   ISBN: 978-0811848190
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Me and My Dad!

Me and My Dad!

Alison Ritchie
Illustrator:  Alison Edgson 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Tiger Tales, 2014   ISBN: 978-1589255760
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