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Famous Bears and Friends: One Hundred Years of Teddy Bear Stories, Poems

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One hundred years ago, Teddy Roosevelt refused to shoot a helpless bear. A toy maker in Brooklyn honored the noble act by creating a plush, stuffed toy with movable arms and legs and a bright, bearish face. The teddy bear was born. A century later this bear has inspired beloved stories, a hit song, and numerous silly, sad, and loving poems, many of which are gathered here ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published October 14th 2002 by Dutton Juvenile
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Paula
I really enjoyed the story behind the bears. Find out "Behind the Fur" what triggered Winnie the Pooh, Paddington, Corduroy and much, much more!
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