Berenstain Bears Christmas Books and Memorabilia

With the recent release of The Berenstain Bears: The Very First Christmas (Living Lights, October 2015), there’s been a lot of discussion among collectors about their favorite Berenstain Bears Christmas book(s). I’m going to come right out and say it: “The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree” is not only my favorite Berenstain Bears Christmas book, it’s … More Berenstain Bears Christmas Books and Memorabilia

Berenstain Bears figurines – Ebeling & Reuss (1983)

One of the most beautiful – and treasured – parts of my collection are the ceramic items produced by Ebeling & Reuss in 1983.  The company made a wide variety of figurines, music boxes, plates, and decorative kitchen items (mugs, pitcher, cookie jar), and these are all LISTED HERE. This post features the 47 figurines, … More Berenstain Bears figurines – Ebeling & Reuss (1983)

Berenstain Bears Video Games and Computer Software

The single most valuable piece of Berenstain Bears memorabilia is arguably the infamous Berenstain Bears Atari 2600 game made by Coleco in 1983.  It was the first Berenstain Bears video game, and was very nearly the last, due to the disastrous debut of the “Kid Vid” accessories that were required to play the game. Only … More Berenstain Bears Video Games and Computer Software

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

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