Berenstain Bears Board Games, Card Games, and Playsets

We recently featured a collection of Berenstain Bears jigsaw puzzles, which leads to another favorite part of the Bear Family memorabilia: games!  More than two dozen Berenstain Bears board games, card games, and play sets have been produced, and no collection should be without them, especially games based on classic books like “Spooky Old Tree,” “Too … More Berenstain Bears Board Games, Card Games, and Playsets

The Bears’ Vacation (1968) – The Berenstain Bears Book of the Week!

Last week, in honor of Jurassic World’s release, we featured several Berenstain Bears books relating to dinosaurs.  This week, I am celebrating the first official day of Summer with one of the all-time classics, “The Bears’ Vacation” (Random House, 1968, buy a copy here).  It also happens that “Deep in Bear Country – A Berenstain Bearcast” … More The Bears’ Vacation (1968) – The Berenstain Bears Book of the Week!

Berenstain Bears: Jurassic World / Jurassic Park edition

Everyone is caught up in Jurassic Park / Jurassic World fever, and while watching the film this weekend, I couldn’t help but think of all the great fascination Stan, Jan, and Mike have had with dinosaurs over the years.  In particular, I was reminded of the page from “Brother Bear Loves Dinosaurs” (Harper, 2004), a … More Berenstain Bears: Jurassic World / Jurassic Park edition

Berenstain Bears Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw puzzles have been an important and long-running aspect of the Berenstain Bears memorabilia market.  Beginning with the Bears Nature Walk Giant Floor Puzzle (Random House, 1975) to recent additions by New York Puzzle Company (12 puzzles, 2012-2014), the evolution of the Berenstain Bears book series has been documented through generations of puzzles both large … More Berenstain Bears Jigsaw Puzzles