Discover fun facts about the natural world in the company of the Berenstain Bears and their friend, Professor Actual Factual, the foremost bear scientist of his time! This treasury of knowledge includes a complete almanac of the seasons and intriguing information about animals, plants, insects, and fish — plus fun for the whole family with simple science projects.
Three big adventures begin with The Berenstain Bears' Almanac, presenting a year in Bear Country that's brimming with holiday celebrations, changes in the weather, and signs of the seasons. The Berenstain Bears' Nature Guide takes a leisurely stroll through the woods as well as an underwater excursion for close-ups of the plant and animal kingdoms. At The Berenstain Bears' Science Fair, discover a variety of machines and how they work with plenty of projects, experiments, and interesting things to learn, make, and do.
About the Author
Stan and Jan Berenstain began drawing together in 1941, on their first day at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art. Since 1962, they have created more than 300 Berenstain Bears books, which have sold more than 260 million copies.
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The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature
By Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
Dover Publications, Inc.Copyright © 2013 Berenstain Enterprises, Inc.
All rights reserved.
What makes a year?
Four Seasons. Four is all. Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall.
Twelve Months. A lot to say. January, February, March, April, May. June, July, August, September. October, November and December.
How will you know which season is here? Come and we'll show you a Bear Country year.
A brand-new calendar! Hooray! Hooray! A whole new year starts today!
In the very first month on the very first day ...
is what we say.
Your knees shiver.
You see ice on the river.
Your breath shows.
You've got a runny nose.
You have to wear a scarf and cap.
Great Natural Bear starts his LONG winter nap.
Papa puts on long underwear.
There are fat snowflakes in the air.
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Table of Contents
ContentsThe Berenstain Bears' Almanac,
The Berenstain Bears' Nature Guide,
The Berenstain Bears' Science Fair,
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I loved the berenstain Bears nature guide book. I was happy to found the other two years later in this set for my son. He is going to love it when he starts preschool.