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My kids can never read too many bear books. They love polar bears, grizzly bears, and brown bears. They hug their teddy bears and recite with me. Here are 12 delightful picture books about bears and teddy bears!
Add these books to your lessons that focus on bears, animals in general, Letter B, or animal habitats. They’re perfect for preschool and kindergarten readers.
Picture Books About Bears
Fill your book basket with a great collection of picture books about bears. These books will help your preschoolers learn about bears of all kinds.
Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them on Amazon by clicking the links below.
National Geographic: Bears | Bears is an easy to read books about bears. Kids learn about how bears live, where they live, and what they eat. Your kids will spend hours learning about bears and studying the beautiful pictures.
Grizzly Bears | Grizzly bears are fascinating! In Grizzly Bears your kids will learn all about how grizzly bears live. They’ll learn what the bears eat and fascinating facts about hibernation.
Polar Bears | Polar bears live very different lives from the grizzly bear. Preschoolers will adore reading about how polar bears live, hunt, and swim in the frozen north!
Blueberries for Sal | Sal and her mother go picking blackberries. But they’re not the only mother and child combination going berry picking today. Find out what happens when the children follow the wrong mother!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See | Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See is one of those classics my children never grow out of. They request me to read it again and again and again!
Little Bear | I loved Little Bear when I was a child and now my little boys is begging me to read Little Bear to him almost every night. The imaginative and gentle stories are timeless whether Little Bear is celebrating his birthday or heading for the moon.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt | We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a fun book about a family heading out to search for a bear. They hunt through grass and rivers. On they go hunting for a bear, but will they find one?
Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? | How do your children spend their days? Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear is a delightful book about the various clothes and objects Jesse Bear wears throughout the day!
Bear Snores On | Bears hibernate in the winter. But what happens when all their friends come into the cave to get warm and end up having a party. Will the bear keep on sleeping?
The Legend of the Teddy Bear | Have you ever wondered how the first teddy bear came about? It all started with Teddy Roosevelt finding a bear! Find out what happens next in this delightful story.
Corduroy | Corduroy is waiting at a department story for someone to choose him and take him home. But without a button, who will want him? So he goes to find himself a button and a home.
The Teddy Bear | The Teddy Bear was a beloved toy. He was with his boy every night when the little boys fell asleep. His little boys took him everywhere. Until the dreadful day when the Teddy Bear left behind at a restaurant!
What are your favorite picture books about bears and teddy bears?
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