Most Wanted Berenstain Bears Books – Rare Items Wanted by Collectors

The Berenstain Bears' Magic Picture Riddle Book (Random House, 1985)
The Berenstain Bears’ Magic Picture Riddle Book (Random House, 1985)
Berenstain Bears Theme Book (Plymouth, 1983)

Several Berenstain Bears books and collectibles are very rare because they were produced in small quantities or were “consumable” books of stickers, activities, coloring pages, etc.  Listed below are the most sought-after Berenstain Bear books wanted by collectors.  

Do you have one of the rare books or items listed below?  Send me an email if you’d like to sell!  There are collectors who would love to add these items to their collections!

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Last updated: May 21, 2023

“Go to School” is the rarest of the First Time Coloring Books

Berenstain Bears Magic Picture Riddle Book (Random House, 1985) (ISBN 0-394-87230-4) (Sometimes incorrectly referred to or listed as “Scribble Magic”)

The Berenstain Bears Go to School Coloring Book (Happy House, 1990) (ISBN 0-679-80481-1)

Berenstain Bears Paint By Number (Golden #5615) (1992) (ISBN 0-307-05615-5)

Berenstain Bears Paint With Water Kit (Golden #4299/A7263) (1983) (no ISBN)

Berenstain Bears Bear Country Coloring Fun (Random House, 1983) (ISBN 0-394-85775-5)

Baby Bear’s Toy Animals (Stahlwood Toy Co., 1984)

Berenstain Bears Theme Book (Plymouth Inc., #202) (1983) (no ISBN)

Berenstain Bears ABC Tablet (Plymouth Inc., 1983) (no ISBN)

Baby Bear’s Toy Animals (Stahlwood Toy Company, 1984) (no ISBN)

Baby Bear’s Toys ‘n Noises (Shalwood Toy Company, 1984) (no ISBN)

Berenstain Bears: It’s Magic! Mark & See (Golden #2896) (1991) (ISBN 0-307-02896-8)

Berenstain Bears Fun Book (Golden #3050) (1993) (ISBN 0-307-03050-4)

“Fun with the Berenstain Bears”

Fun With The Berenstain Bears – Stickers! (American Greetings, StickerTime Fun & Games #23 (1998) (no ISBN)

Berenstain Bears: My Very Own Photo Album (Antioch, 1991) (ISBN 0-89954-618-8)

Berenstain Bears Take the Train Coloring & Activity Book (Lederle Biologicals, 1990) (No ISBN)

Berenstain Bears: How to Tell Time Two Ways – Analog, Digital (Armitron, 1983) (No ISBN)

The Berenstain Bears: It’s Magic! Mark & See

The Berenstain Bears Go Shopping (Berenstain/Chosun, 1994) (No ISBN)

The Berenstain Bears Storybook Treehouse (Random House, 1982) (ISBN 394-85507-8)

The Berenstain Bears Little Book of Prayers and Poems [yellow cover] (Zonderkidz, Living Lights Series, 2018)

The Berenstain Bears and the Secret Clubhouse (My First Colorforms Books, No. 2722, 1994)

Nelvana Outreach Notebook: The Berenstain Bears (Nelvana/PBS, 2002)

My Very Own Photo Album (Antioch, 1991)

The Berenstain Bear Scouts Guide (Scholastic, 1997) (ISBN 0-590-18928-X)

Ultimate DVD Fun Pack Activity Book: Go to School! (DVD with activity book and felt-tip pens combo that was only sold in the U.K.) (Nelvana, 2002)


  • Milton Bradley Jigsaw Puzzles (1970s)
  • Sister Bear Ceramic Soap Dish (Ebeling & Reuss, 1983)
  • “Christmas Tree” Home video in BETA/Betamax format (not VHS) (Children’s Treasures, 1984)
  • Plush toys / stuffies made by Ace (1989) and Confetti (1994) brands
  • “Songs from Bear Country” CD-ROM (Comptons New Media / Softkey, 1994)
  • Applebee’s Berenstain Bears Kid’s Menu / Activity Book (2004)
  • Berenstain Bears Sticker Art and Poster Art coloring/activity kits (Pace Products, 1991-1992)
  • Berenstain Bears Tub Toys
  • Berenstain Bears Shaped Wall Hanging Latch Hook Set (Sew Simple)
“The Berenstain Bears Paint by Number” (1992) activity kit (Golden #5615). Photo from the collection of the Strong National Museum of Play.

7 thoughts on “Most Wanted Berenstain Bears Books – Rare Items Wanted by Collectors

  1. Hello I have the bearstain bear bike lesson 1st copy made hardcover matte looking random house. And have more info how much is thsi valued at ots the first1 it has FGHI65432

  2. I have 8 regular size books- Too Much Birthday, Bad Dream, Go to Camp, Learn about Strangers, Trouble with Pets, Junk Food, Nursery Tales, and New Baby. I also have a small one Big Election. Would these be worth anything? Thank you.

  3. I have a piece of art drew by the Bernstein’s given to me as a child is it worth anything

  4. I found a copy of The Berenstain Bears and the Neighborly Skunk. I am having trouble finding information about it online. Is it hard to find?

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