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The Berenstain Bears Say Their Prayers (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights) Paperback – September 28, 2008


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool and up
  • Series: Berenstain Bears/Living Lights (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz (September 28, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780310712466
  • ISBN-13: 978-0310712466
  • ASIN: 0310712467
  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 7.7 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #32,455 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

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“A classic in children’s literature for nearly half a century, The Berenstain Bears are back with four all-new books that teach children how God wants them to live. These picture books focus on doing the right thing, saying prayers and going to Sunday school-all through the silly antics and delightful humor of the bear family.” (Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr)

“Preschoolers will love exploring classic Bear Country with the familiar Berenstain Bears in their newly released faith-based series” (Children’s Ministry)

“Michael’s enthusiasm about his work is contagious. He is not only committed to creating sound, edifying instructional literature for young children, but he is energized by his continuing opportunity to challenge children and their parents to think seriously about significant life issues and practices such as giving thanks, loving near-and-far neighbors, applying the rules of good sportsmanship and nurturing relationships with each other and with God.” (Homecoming)

“Kids ages 4 to 7 will love these.” (Homelife)

About the Author

Stan and Jan Berenstain introduced the first Berenstain Bear books in 1962.

Stan and Jan Berenstain introduced the first Berenstain Bear books in 1962.



Mike Berenstain grew up watching his parents, Stan and Jan, working together to write and draw these lovable bears. Eventually he started drawing and writing about them too.


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Customer Reviews

My son LOVES all of the Berenstain Bear books.
Jamee Hand
Our daughter really enjoys reading time and this is one of her favorites.
dja
Great book on teaching kids the importance of prayer.
rruelle73

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 22, 2009
Format: Paperback
Right in the middle of reading this book to my daughter (5) she asked what the book was about. The moral of the story was too brief and hard to understand. My daughter thought the book was about baseball. I like their older books which are more fun, less mundane and more to the point.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Keleigh Crigler Hadley VINE VOICE on June 2, 2009
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My son and I have an established bed time ritual and that includes a bath, a book or two and a prayer.

Before reading this lovely book, my 3 year old son would say the standard, "Now I lay me down to sleep...." prayer. But seeing the Berenstain Bears prayer for specific things, it opened his mind to include EVERYTHING.:)

A good book to teach an important lesson!

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By csm TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on August 7, 2009
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The whole story revolves around Brother Bear not understanding why they say their prayers at bedtime. He sees his cousin praying right before he starts to pitch in the big baseball game so he asks him why. It doesn't really get into why you pray or how as much as it does talk about the "God bless mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, etc. It would have been more interesting for kids if Michael had discussed that more in depth and answered Brother's question. Other than that, it's a great bedtime story. REcommend!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Tiffany D. Dewitt on November 30, 2008
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Got this for my two boys, ages 3 and 1. They love books and this one is no exception. Got it in the hopes of making it easier for us to say our night prayers before bed. Although that still hasn't caught on smoothly yet- the book is still awesome!
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By K. Dugger on May 10, 2011
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This book is so LONG. I have no problem with reading long books to my daughter but 50% of this book has absolutely nothing to do with the plot. At one point they go on for two pages (And of course these pages are 15-20 sentences long) about Mama and Papa running the hot dog stand, which has nothing to do with the Baseball game that's going on, which really has nothing to do with "Saying their Prayers". I have been so tempted to take a black marker and just cross out all the parts of the book that do not add to the story, then maybe it would be more enjoyable to read.

I love the older Berenstain Bear books but the newer ones are just terrible.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A. Mott on October 6, 2008
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Compared to other Berenstain bears books, the new ones by Mike Berenstain have a lot of words and can get a little boring and mundane. They also don't start with the clever little rhyme like his parents did. They still teach the lesson but it's a little bit over kill and if you are reading these at bedtime (like myself) suddenly your reading time is quite a bit longer, so instead of 2 books you may only have time for 1.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By rruelle73 on April 28, 2013
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Great book on teaching kids the importance of prayer.
It also helps them learn good sportsmanship as well.
It was just the right length for my 4 year old.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Adriana Lucaciu on May 1, 2014
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While it appears the point of the book us to speak about prayer, it end up being more of a game commentary... And if you don't like or know baseball, it is a very dry reading.
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