The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food (The Berenstain Bears)
The Berenstain Bears books have been more or less popular for a few decades. This fact is part of what troubles me so much. I've read some of the other Berenstain books recently to my children, and they've been ok, but when I found this little gem (sarcasm), I was stunned.
When I was in nutrition school, and even more so sin ...more
The illustrations in this book are important because t ...more
When Brother, Sis, and Papa start getting a little too chubby, Mama Bear takes action and teams up with Doctor Grizzly to create a healthier lifestyle for the family. The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food teaches young readers why it's necessary to eat healthy foods and exercise regularly. This book has an interesting story line and comes with amusing illustratio ...more
My boy had chosen this book twice from the library and had requested to read it a few times. It would probably rank as a for star book for him.
I like that the book takes time to talk about the different systems that makes our bodies work and how they are dependent on nutrients from food to keep them healthy.
I didn't like that getting fat was the chosen symptom of focus. Once again Papa is the target of most of these jokes. I wish the author ...more
The story opens by talking about what a nice place Bear Country is, comfortable, full of nice places to live, and “best of all” full of healthy food for all its inhabitants. Mama Bear observes that her cubs have been eating a lot of junk food and are beginning to get a bit chubby. She shuts away the junk food in the freezer, and whisks the family away to see D ...more
Written by Stan Berenstain
Published in 1985 by Random House Books for Young Children
Audience: Read together or read alone: grades K-4
Genre: Pic ...more
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Mama Bear lays down the law when she notices that Papa and the cubs are getting too chubby. With the help of Dr. Grizzly's slide show on how the body works, the Bear family makes a healthful adjustment in their diet and fitness habits. "A most enjoyable introduction to good nutrition and exercise."--(starred) Science Books & Films.From the Inside Flap
Mama Bear lays down the law when she notices that Papa and the cubs are getting too chubby. With the help of Dr. Grizzly's slide show on how...more