Review: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag


LadyD Books Review: The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag


Book Description

 

A new addition to the bestselling Berenstain Bears' Living Lights series that teaches simple Christian truths to children.

In this newest Berenstain Bears Living Lights book, The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag, Grizzly Gramps teaches Brother and Sister a valuable lesson about bragging and boasting. When he happens to overhear the cubs bickering about who can spot the most unusual cloud formations, Gramps puts a stop to the argument. He reminds them that being proud of a special talent from God is one thing, but bragging about a talent is foolish.

By Mike Berenstain The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights) [Paperback]

 

Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Series: Berenstain Bears/Living Lights
  • Paperback: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz (December 23, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0310734797
  • ISBN-13: 978-0310734796

My Review


What a sweet book and woven throughout the story is a valuable lesson for character building. It's an easy read for older children and young ones listen attentively while engaging with the cute illustrations, pointing to all the clouds. Bragging is never a good idea for anyone to do but two over achiever cubs find themselves in this situation. The brother and sister compete with one another rigorously by topping their stories. Finally, the cubs get locked into a debate over cloud formations. Things do get resolved and there's a great family discussion guide in the back of the book. Bottom line, feel good about the all the good you are doing but don't brag about it. Let someone else say really great things about you! I especially like the conflicts and resolving them with Grandpa bear's wisdom. A delightful, well-thought-out book and a blessing for young families and grandparents to help young children feel good about the talents God has given them without boasting.

5/5 stars. Recommend for home and church library.

I received a free copy of the book from BookLookBloggers.

About the Author

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.

By Mike Berenstain The Berenstain Bears and the Biggest Brag (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights) [Paperback]

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