Berenstain Bears

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Berenstain Bears Get Sucked Into Chick-fil-A Controversy

Bears stuck in 'HarperCollins marriage' with chicken chain

(Newser) - The Muppets may have cut their ties to Chick-fil-A to protest the company's opposition to gay marriage, but the fast-food franchise is about to use Berenstain Bear books to lure customers—and the bears aren't thrilled about it, notes NBC . A statement on the Berenstain Bears website says... More »

Jan Berenstain Dead at 88

Berenstain Bears co-creator was working on books until the day she died

(Newser) - Sad news for the millions of former kids who learned about messy rooms and those awful gimmes from the Berenstain Bears: Co-creator Jan Berenstain died on Friday in Solebury, Pa., at the age of 88. Her son told the AP that she suffered a severe stroke the day prior. Jan,... More »

Berenstain Bears Try to Save Ancient Language

In animated TV first, they're speaking Lakota

(Newser) - For a typical family worried about messy rooms and money management, the Berenstain bears are killer linguists. The children's books featuring Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister Bear Berenstain have been translated into more than 20 languages for kids around the world. Now the Berenstains are even speaking Lakota, an... More »

Berenstain Bears Get Religion

New series, with app, centers on Christian themes

(Newser) - Ian Crouch was pretty happy to see that his beloved Berentain Bears have the best-selling book app in the iPhone App Store. Then he noticed that Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister Bear had gotten a lot more religious. With titles like The Berenstain Bears Say Their Prayers and The Berenstain ... More »

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