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Publication Date: 2012
Availability: In Stock
Series: Berenstain Bears
"He has risen!" Mark 16:6 Brother and Sister have come to value all the candy and Easter eggs they get on Easter morning. But a much more important value gets emphasized one Eastern morn when Papa read them the Easter story (featuring people not bears).
Stan and Jan Berenstain introduced the first Berenstain Bear books in 1962. Mike Berenstain grew up watching his parents work together to write about and draw these lovable bears. Eventually he started drawing and writing about them too. Though Stan died in 2005, and Jan in 2012, Mike continues to create the delightful Bear adventures from the family home and studio in Pennsylvania, in an area that looks much like the sunny dirt road deep in Bear Country.
NanceeGrand Rapids, MichiganAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Sweet Easter Story!April 16, 2014NanceeGrand Rapids, MichiganAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It was springtime in Bear Country, and with Easter coming soon the bears were consumed with thoughts of candy. Their Sunday school teacher even expressed her favorite kind of candy, black jelly beans. One of the other Sunday school classes was putting on a play called The Easter Story, and the bears were excited to see it. The bear children were attentive as the story of Easter was acted out on the stage, with props and costumes representative of the time when Jesus was performing miracles and teaching his followers. Some people became angry with Jesus, and accused him of becoming too powerful. The story continues with Jesus' arrest, crucifixion and resurrection.
Jan & Mike Berenstain have created another wonderful children's book in the Berenstain Bears tradition. The illustrations are colorful and true to the subject matter, and The Easter Story is very well told and appropriate for younger children. This is a book that can be used each year when Easter approaches, and passed down through the generations. I found the book to be well done and enjoyable, a story that children can understand and remember. I recommend this book for families with young children. This edition of the book also contains a sheet of stickers for children to use with their Easter projects.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from Zondervan in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own, and no monetary compensation was received for this review.
pattycouncil bluffs, iaAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5this is what easter is aboutMay 1, 2013pattycouncil bluffs, iaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5very cute story. easter is a very special holiday.
DebbieMissouriAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Does a great job of presenting the Easter storyApril 11, 2013DebbieMissouriAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The Berenstain Bears do a great job of presenting the Easter story in a non-churchy way. Also, it is not a book that would be irritating to adults to read to their children over and over.
NanaProvidence, KYAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5April 2, 2013NanaProvidence, KYAge: 55-65Gender: femaleAll the Berenstain Bears books are great teaching tools to our children about the Bible's message.
allySCAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great bookMay 16, 2012allySCAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My child really like the Berenstain Bears. So, to have them and the true Easter story combined makes this a very enjoyable read.
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