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The Berenstain Bears Count Their Blessings (The Berenstain Bears)

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Illustrated in full color. Mama Bear is tired of hearing how many Bearbie dolls Lizzy Bruin has and how many Game Bear video games Cousin Freddy just got. During a thunderstorm, Mama gets her cubs to realize that love and a good home are much more valuable than material possessions. ...more
ebook, 32 pages
Published September 26th 2012 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 1995)
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Tracy Poff
The Berenstain Bears Count Their Blessings tells how Brother and Sister Bear come to realize that they have plenty of blessings in life, if only they look for them.

The story opens with Brother and Sister visiting friends, and when they return (just in time, as it begins to rain) they eagerly begin talking about the new toys their friends have. This is, apparently, a regular result of such visits, and Mama is fed up with it. "I've heard quite enough," she says, "about what you don't have." She en
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Katie Casey
I love this bear family and how beautifully they teach great lessons! This one is a great one on how to be happy and content even if you don't get the latest new fad toy.
Rosa Cline
Berenstain Bears have always been a favorite of mine and this book helps me like them even more. This book helps Mama bear make the cubs realize it's not important what other cubs have or that you don't have the same toys. What matters in the end is having a home and a family that loves you.
Dolly
Nov 21, 2011 Dolly rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: 2011, childrens
We've read many Berenstain Bears books and I love that they are fun and teach good, moral lessons. The illustrations are colorful and cartoonish - perfect to engage young children. And the characters are all familiar and have fairly predictable foibles.

This story is a cautionary tale against materialism and tells us that we should be grateful for the blessings we have and not yearn to "keep up with the Joneses." I preach this sermon to our girls constantly and I hope that they are taking it to
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Steve
I love reading the Berenstain Bears books to my children. Each and every one of them sends a positive message.
♥ Sarah ♥
Jul 20, 2014 ♥ Sarah ♥ marked it as to-read-childrens  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens, ordered

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Rachel Thomas
title: The Berenstain Bears Count Their Blessings (picture)
Author: Stan and Jan Berenstain
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Date of Publication: 1995
Summary: This book was very cute. Brother and sister bear are constantly complaining and saying their friends have more toys than them. A storm hits and their mother tells them to count their blessings. They learn to appreciate what they have. This book taught a good lesson.
Ayana Mishelle
This is a great book for teaching gratitude. I use gratitude list with my grandchildren when they start tattling. I say okay tell me what you are grateful for first it works also when children are whinning.this would be a great way to introduce gratitude to children and to talk to them about not bullying each other instead of saying don't bully teach them to be grateful for each other
Joy
Small bears get big eyes
when they take off and roam,
and sometimes forget
all the good stuff at home.

Brother and Sister complain about the things that their friends have that they don't and Mama and Papa tell them to count their blessings during a thunderstorm.
T Crockett
Has a nice mix of insight into how parents think (and kids act), non-moralizing story telling (the whole explanation around thunder and lightning) and then a nice message about appreciating what you already have. 4yr old enjoyed it
Miri
When Brother and Sister come home complaining about all the things their friends have that they don't, Mama and Papa teach them about counting their blessing and being grateful for all the things they do have.
Shelly Koressel
This is a good book to make you think and appreciate the things you have, instead of always getting what you want. Good to reflect and count your blessings. Good for Preschool up to 2nd grade level
Ashlyn Barker
I love the Berenstain Bears series! This book helps children focus on what they DO have, not what they want or don't have. I would recommend this book to friends!
Kimberly
The Berenstain Bears books are always wonderful with great underlying lessons of character and morals in a fun way. Great for young readers.
Katelyn Warner
* Long text; for more advanced, focused readers
* Independent reading
* They become thankful for what they have after the power goes out
Brittany Lockard
Good story to read around thanksgiving that talks about counting your blessings and being thankful for what you have.
Lisa
Picture Book 15
I love how this teaches kids to be thankful for all what they have!
Sheila
A nice Berenstain Bears story about appreciating what you already have.
Twilightsparkle
i love the Berenstain Bears and I have a cool collection of books.
Christy
Collin loves the Berenstain Bears and this was another great one.
Jaime
We love all berenstain bear books!
Amanda
A good one about being grateful.
Slayton
I made an 80 on the AR Test
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Stan and Jan Berenstain (often called The Berenstains) were American writers and illustrators best known for creating the children's book series the Berenstain Bears. Their son Mike joined them as a creative team in the late 1980s.
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