17 June 2016
The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings
Papa tells the children that they will be away for a little while, but they'll always come home at the end of the day. "Whenever you're worried, you should turn to God in prayer," he adds. "You can always talk to the Lord and ask for strength and guidance."
Mike Berenstain seems to be taking the Berenstain Bears series in a decidedly more Christian/ religious direction. This book for four- to eight-year-old children is full of helpful verses and the Berenstain Bears are depicted as good examples of how to handle the public school experience. The series is as sweet and cute as ever, but it is less funny than in years past. This is one of those books you'll enjoy for a little bit, but not one you'll grab off the shelf on a regular basis. I can't find a single thing "wrong" with the book except for the fact that it misses that spark of silly or funny that used to pepper the series.
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