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The Big Honey Hunt: 50th Anniversary Party Edition
Contributor(s): Berenstain, Stan, Berenstain, Jan
ISBN: 0394800281     ISBN-13: 9780394800288
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
    OUR PRICE: $9.90  
Product Type: Hardcover - Other Formats
Published: June 1962
Annotation: This is another thriller about the Berenstain Bears. They are going on a honey hunt in this story.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Bears; Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Bears
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: bl2006006264
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Beginner Books
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 9.75" H x 8.75" W x 0.50" (0.55 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 9010
Reading Level: 1.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q16514
Reading Level: 1.6   Interest Level: Grades K-2   Point Value: 1.0
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Contributor Bio(s): Stan and Jan Berenstain were both born in 1923 in Philadelphia.  They didn't know each other as children, but met later at school, at the Philadelphia College of Art.  They liked each other right away, and found out that the both enjoyed the same kinds of books, plays, music and art.  During World War II, Stan was a medical assistant in the Army, and Jan worked in an airplane factory.  When the war was over, they got married and began to work together as artists and writers, primarily drawing cartoons for popular magazines.  After having their two sons Leo and Michael, the Berenstains decided to write some funny children's books that their children and other children could read and enjoy.  Their first published children's book was called The Big Honey Hunt .  It was about a family of bears, who later became known as the "Berenstain Bears".

Over 50 children's books later, Stan and Jan still plan all of their books together -- both write the stories, and both write the pictures.  They live outside of Philadelphia in the country.