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Each picture book in the Lima Bear Stories series delivers messages for children to help them handle everyday situations with siblings and friends, including tolerance, honesty, and courage. Basic characters, each with their own distinct personality, appear and reappear throughout the series, allowing children to get to know them and anticipate how they are likely to act i ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published May 2nd 2011 by Lima Bear Press, LLC (first published May 1st 2011)
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Penny Minding Mom
Jan 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
When Beandom is under attack King Limalot calls together his most trusted advisors to help rid the kingdom of the monster.

Each advisor has his own idea of how to vanquish the Megasaurus. Howl the Owl believes that pancakes will do the trick. Towel the Owl thinks that bows and arrows will work and Vowel the Owl thinks building a strong rock wall will keep the Megasaurus away!

L. Joe Bean, an ordinary bear, isn’t convinced that any of these methods will work and when he speaks up, he is told that h
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Wayne Walker
Mar 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Could you imagine bears the size of beans? King Limalot and all the tiny bean-shaped bears in his kingdom of Beandom, whether green like lima beans or red like pinto beans, are in terrible trouble. A huge monster known as the Megasaurus has come to Beandom, and his favorite food is beans. The King asks his three wise owls about what to do. One suggests that the bean-bears make pancakes for the monster to eat instead of beans. Another has a plan to drive the Megasaurus off with arrows. The third ...more
Claudine Wolk
Apr 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Megasaurus is a one in a series of fully illustrated hardback children's books for kids aged 4-8. I am ahem…over 40…and they absolutely crack me up. In The Megasaurus, The Kingdom of Beandom is in trouble. A monster, The Megasaurus, is scaring the kingdom and his favorite food is, you might have guessed, it beans! L. Joe Bean, a pinto bean, was one of the smaller beans of the kingdom but he was also very bright.,

L Joe Bean had a great idea to thwart the Megasaurus if only the elders in the k
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Monsters, imagination and anticipation combine to create an engaging experience from Lima Bear Press. Young minds will become immersed in the characters and their busy world while learning valuable lessons in this exciting children's book - the first in a series from the Weck father/son team.

In The Megasaurus, readers are introduced to the kingdom of Beandom and its small, lovable, bean-shaped bear inhabitants. Facing imminent danger from the tall, toothy and bean-eating Megasaurus, the King and
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Katie
Feb 23, 2012 rated it did not like it
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I really dislike this book and cringe every time my son brings it to me to read to him. The plot is lacking and the characters don't make a lot of sense to me. I might recommend it to an older child but not to a parent reading for their younger children.
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Thomas Weck is a creative and captivating national award-winning author of children’s books. With four children of his own and a keen observer of children in many environments in the US and in foreign countries, including teaching children through the Peace Corps, he has distilled these observations into stories that excite the imagination of young minds amidst peals of laughter and learning.
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