The Bears' Picnic by Stan BerenstainThe Bears' Picnic by Stan Berenstain

The Bears' Picnic

byStan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Picture Books | August 12, 1966

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The quest for picnic perfection will delight readers in this classic Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When the Berenstain Bears set out to find the perfect spot for a picnic, Father Bear says he knows just the place. But each ideal location turns out to be a complete disaster, with a train roaring past or hordes of mosquitoes. At last they find a place with no pesky crowds or noisy planes, and nary a mosquito . . . until it starts to rain. With The Bears’ Picnic, literary legends Stan and Jan Berenstain provide a red-and-white-checked tablecloth to enhance a giggle-filled escape.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
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 i...
Title:The Bears' PicnicFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:72 pages, 9.31 × 6.75 × 0.38 inPublished:August 12, 1966Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394800419

ISBN - 13:9780394800417

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Kids love seeing all the different places the bears can have a picnic. They love the story.
Date published: 2017-06-23

From Our Editors

Papa Bear leads his family on a long search for the perfect picnic spot.

Editorial Reviews

"Simple, rhyming text provides good practice for easy reading."--Kirkus.