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.
Black Bear Babies!

Black Bear Babies!

Photographer: Donald M. Jones
Board book
For ages 1 to 4
Farcountry Press, 2012   ISBN: 978-1560375180
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How Many Baby Pandas?

How Many Baby Pandas?

Sandra Markle
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Walker Childrens, 2009   ISBN: 978-0802797834
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A Flower in the Snow

A Flower in the Snow

Tracey Corderoy
Illustrator:  Sophie Allsopp 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sourcebooks , 2012   ISBN: 978-1402277405
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What About Bear?

What About Bear?

Suzanne Bloom
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Boyds Mills Press, 2010   ISBN: 978-1590785287
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Big Smelly Bear

Big Smelly Bear

Britta Teckentrup
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Boxer Books, 2007   ISBN: 978-1905417377
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Wally and Mae

Wally and Mae

Christa Kempter
Illustrator:  Frauke Weldin 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
NorthSouth, 2008   ISBN: 978-0735822085
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Pete and Gabby: The Bears Go to Town

Pete and Gabby: The Bears Go to Town

Kay Winters
Illustrator:  Katherine Kirkland 
Fiction
For ages 6 to 8
Albert Whitman & Company, 2012   ISBN: 978-0807505953
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A Starlit Snowfall

A Starlit Snowfall

Nancy Willard
Illustrator:   Jerry Pinkney 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2011   ISBN: 978-0316183666
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About a Bear

About a Bear

Holly Surplice
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Tiger Tales, 2012   ISBN: 978-1589251120
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Zen Ties

Zen Ties

Jon J. Muth
Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Scholastic Press, 2005   ISBN: 978-0439634250
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Artist Ted

Artist Ted

Andrea Beaty
Illustrator:  Pascal Lemaitre 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2012   ISBN: 978-1416953746
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Knut: The Baby Polar Bear

Knut: The Baby Polar Bear

Craig Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff
Illustrator:  Juliana Hatkoff , Dr. Gerald R. Uhlich 
Nonfiction Board Book
For infants to age 3
Scholastic, 2008   ISBN: 978-0545061575
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Spring Is Here!

Spring Is Here!

Will Hillenbrand
Picture Book  Series
For ages 4 to 6
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823424313
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Otto the Book Bear

Otto the Book Bear

Katie Cleminson
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Hyperion , 2012   ISBN: 978-1423145622
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The Treasure Hunter Board Book

The Treasure Hunter Board Book

William Boniface
Illustrator:  Jim Harris 
Novelty Board Book
For ages 4 to 6
Andrews McMeel, 2007   ISBN: 978-1579393540
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