Item description for The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain...
Overview Sister and Brother get some needed dental attention.
Publishers Description Sister Bear watches Dr. Bearson fill Brother Bear's small cavity. Then it's her turn in the chair to have a dangling baby tooth removed. An entertaining story for preschoolers of a cheerful and informative visit to a dentist.
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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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8" Height: 8" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Oct 12, 1981
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0394848365 ISBN13 9780394848365
Availability 707 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 19, 2017 02:25.
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More About Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain
Stan and Jan Berenstain were already successful cartoonists for magazines and adult humor books when they began writing children's books. The first story starring the bear family, The Big Honey Hunt, appeared in 1962. Since then, more than 360 Berenstain Bears books have been published, and more than 300 million copies have been sold. What began as an idea sparked by their young sons' love of reading has become one of the best-selling children's book series ever."
Stan Berenstain lived in Solebury, in the state of Pennsylvania. Stan Berenstain was born in 1923 and died in 2005.
Stan Berenstain has published or released items in the following series...
Berenstain Bear Scouts (Paperback)
Berenstain Bears (8x8)
Berenstain Bears First Time Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books
Berenstain Bears First Time Chapter Books (Prebound)
Berenstain Bears Living Lights 8x8
Big Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Board Books
Bright & Early Book, Be 9
Bright & Early Books for Beginning Beginners
Dover Children's Science Books
First Time Books(r)
I Can Read Books: Level 1
I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books (Hardcover)
Reviews - What do customers think about The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist (First Time Books(R))?
Good deal Apr 5, 2008
My son likes the book. It was on a list on a dentists web site to help him cope with his first dentist visit. I recommend this book. Mike Carrillo
Great, great book to read before taking a child to the dentist for the first time! Dec 30, 2005
Grab this book - this one should be in every library! It's a great hit at our house because in places, it's quite funny! Sister wakes up one morning with a loose tooth and thus, talks funny! The words are spelled as such so my little one gets quite the chuckle out of how sister says certain "s" words! Anyway, sister spends the entire day wiggling her loose tooth until it's time to take brother to the dentist for his checkup. The dentist finds that brother has a cavity and lets sister stand over the chair and watch while he fills brother's tooth. Brother does try to torment sister quite a bit about how the dentist is going to "yank our her loose tooth," so she is somewhat timid to get into the chair. However, she does and while she is busy asking questions and looking at the dentist's "yanker," the dentist feels her tooth in a cloth, wiggles it around and out it comes! Sister had no idea it even happened! She's pretty excited and thrilled about all of it and was very glad that brother was wrong about the yanker! She gets a dime from the tooth fairy and was very excited!
This book does an excellent job in describing what happens when you go to the dentist. It's great for getting rid of those little jitters and it really is accurate. Great job and I highly recommend it!
Wonderful! Dec 15, 2005
The world lost a real gem of a writer when Stan Berenstain passed on November 29. Together, Berenstain and his wife, Jan, and eventually their two sons, created books featuring lovable but flawed characters who tackle just about every real issue that faces families.
Going to the dentist is something that most kids (and adults!) fear. And why not? It's invasive, uncomfortable, and sometimes painful to have someone poking around in your mouth with metal objects. However, it's necessary, and having a healthy attitude about it will promote lifelong oral health. This book is a great place to start if you're looking to help alleviate your child's fear about going to the dentist. It'll help open up a dialogue about your kid's fears and help you to explain why the dentist is so important. Wonderful!
More than excellent Jun 9, 2004
This book helped me get through life and showed me the true path to spiritual enlightenment.
Another great book! Nov 8, 2003
i love it,so does my son! he will be making his first trip to the dentist soon-ad at 29m old we need all the help we can get!
the only part that is questionable is how Sister gets her loose tooth pulled.It even gave me the willies!