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Please DO Feed the Bears

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  40 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
An endearing new picture book from the Newbery Award-winning author of Shiloh. Percy is told he can't take all his toys and the food for a picnic at the beach. So he leaves the food behind and brings all his toys. Full-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Atheneum Books
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Eva Leger
Feb 21, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: maybe toddlers who REALLY love teddy bears
Recommended to Eva by: found at the library
Shelves: julias-books
Cute little story about a family of bears going to the beach with a lot of stuff. So much stuff that they don't have room to take anything else when the youngest bear wants to take his teddy bear. Over the course of the story, which isn't long of course since it is geared towards toddlers, the little bear wants to take three or four of his stuffed bears but different family members keep telling him there is no room. They each tell him to that something else will have to go if he wants to take su ...more
Percy and his family are packing for a day at the beach. Each time he sees one of his stuffed bears, he wants to bring it with them. Each time, someone says there isn't room for it--so they would have to leave something else behind. Each time, Percy takes out something from the cooler and puts his bear in its place. After they've been at the beach for a while, they get hungry and sit down for their picnic lunch. When they open the cooler, what do they find but Percy's bears instead of food! They ...more
Kristina Ross
This book also is relatable for young children because they always want to bring their toys and things just like the bear in this story does. It shows how he makes up for his selfishness in the beginning to become selfless and is given grace in his actions as well to benefit others.
Apr 24, 2013 rated it liked it
A bear creates a unique picnic after almost spoiling the family's day at the beach. Will be enjoyed by kids who love to visit the seashore.
Catherine Takeuchi
Jun 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: evelyn-picks
This was a very sweet story! I love how Bear solves the problem at the picnic.
Tracy Morton
Apr 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
The bears head to the beach but discover that they do not have their picnic lunch.
Percy's family is going to the beach for a picnic. Percy wants all of his teddy friends to come to, but he has to find room for them. What will Percy leave behind?
May 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: little kids
This is a great childrens book. I love reading it to my little sister.
Oct 27, 2010 rated it really liked it
I didn't LOVE this book, but my 2 year old son seemed to. Maybe because of all the bears?
Apr 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
i really liked this one!!!
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Phyllis Reynolds Naylor was born in Anderson, Indiana, US on January 4, 1933.

Her family were strongly religious with conservative, midwestern values and most of her childhood was spent moving a lot due to her father's occupation as a salesman.

Though she grew up during the Depression and her family did not have a lot of money, Naylor stated that she never felt poor because her family owned good boo