Item description for The Birds, the Bees, and the Berenstain Bears (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain...
Overview When Sister Bear notices that Mama Bear's stomach is getting larger and larger, she begins to ask a lot of questions, thus Mama and Papa, with the help of Dr. Gert, provide her the answers she needs by explaining the process of pregnancy in an easytounderstand manner. Simultaneous.
Publishers Description What happens when Sister Bear noticies that Mama's lap is shrinking? No, it's not that Mama is eating too much salmon and honey comb. Mama is going to have a baby! With a little help from Mama and Dr. Gert, Sister learns about the birds and the bees...and sonograms, too!
Citations And Professional Reviews The Birds, the Bees, and the Berenstain Bears (First Time Books(R)) by Stan Berenstain & Jan Berenstain has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2001 page 29
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2000 page 29
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 25, 2000
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0679889590 ISBN13 9780679889595 UPC 090129003259
Availability 60 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 20, 2016 09:00.
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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 (Prebound)
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
Bright & Early Book
Bright & Early Book, Be 9
Bright & Early Books for Beginning Beginners
Dover Children's Science Books
First Time Books(r)
First Time Reader
I Can Read Books: Level 1
I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books (Hardcover)
Reviews - What do customers think about The Birds, the Bees, and the Berenstain Bears (First Time Books(R))?
A Heart Warming Book Apr 14, 2008
This is a really nice treatment of the new baby subject. For those who know the earlier THE BERENSTAIN BEARS' NEW BABY, this would be a great addition. The earlier book is a simple introduction to the subject but this book gives more detailed information that would be a helpful follow-up with the first book. After all, mom's going to be pregnant for quite a while and kids are going to want to do a lot of thinking about the coming event and how it's going to effect them and their family. This book is a useful tool for helping kids get ready for the new baby.
Worst birds and bees book I've ever read Mar 26, 2004
I love Berenstain bears! That said, I couldn't believe how horribly they muddled a topic like birds and bees. If they didn't want to write about it, then they shouldn't have. Instead, they have mother have sister ask the doctor about it. It is a touchy enough subject without books like this implying to kids that it is such an embarassing topic that mothers shouldn't even talk to their kids about it, only doctors! The doctor then answers her questions vaguely by saying the baby comes out the "birth canal". Like that tells sister, or any kid reading it, any more than they already know! Then it ignores the topic. Jan and Stan could have easily written the book by glancing on the topic, and made a good book leaving out asking the doctor questions that weren't really answered. If they were going to talk about it, talk about it, instead of leaving parent and kid with a bad taste of - oh this stuff is too "embarasing" to even mention in a book. Nothing wrong with not mentioning it, just shouldn't mention it if they're just going to blush and avoid it. I think it makes the idea of the birds and the bees even scarier than our culture already has. It does not do this out of respect or sacredness of the topic, as it delves into it, just doesn't say anything about it, but lets talk about this topic but it's too scarry to really talk about in anything but vague terms. (giggle giggle) The way it is written reminds me of a bunch of middle schoolers trying to talk about something they feal they shouldn't and are to embarassed to say anything about!
Cute intro to adding a baby to the family, but... Mar 24, 2000
I read this to both my girls, and the beginning is wonderful and age appropriate. However, in the middle of the book it goes into a birds and bees explanation that was completely confusing my daughters (4 and 7). They wanted to know what that had to do with the baby in my tummy. The answer is nothing, really, I felt it muddied the issue rather than clarifying. I also thought the cliffhanger was sort of a cheap trick to get us to buy another book.
Baby Berenstain Mar 2, 2000
I would give this 5 stars if they hadn't made it a cliff hanger. All in all it's a great book. Asppecialy if your pregneant with a baby and want to share this special time with your kids.