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The Berenstain Bears and the Papa's Day Surprise

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“Father’s Day is nothing but a greeting card holiday,” is what Papa says. If that’s the way Papa feels, then his family just won’t celebrate this year. But, as the big day rolls around, and there’s no card, no gift, and no breakfast in bed, Papa’s spirits sink lower and lower. That’s when the cubs spring on him their wonderful Papa’s Day surprise!
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 22nd 2003 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published April 2003)
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Audryaunna
A wonderful story about Papa bear who doesn't want a special day.
Amara
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Derek Mahar
Sophia enjoyed reading this story more than the last Bernstein Bears book that we read!
Kerry
Read with my 4yo daughter.
Beth
I love "The Berenstain Bears" series, and I really wanted to like this book too. The Father's Day elements were sweet.

But as far as lessons in ethics, the Bears missed it this time around. Lying is okay when it's in furtherance of keeping secrets? Really? REALLY?
Miri
Celebrate Father's day with the Berenstain Bears. Papa scoffs at father's day and says he doesn't want to celebrate, but as the day draws nearer he softens and begins to worry that his family won't celebrate father's day.
Madelyn
I loved when he got the chair at the end. I like it because it was cute to see the little baby being fed by papa.
Jaime
We love all berenstain bear books!
Tiny Mendoza
Made me miss my dad so much!
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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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