Praise for Mawson, Writer-Bear

I want to write passages and passages but honestly the only thing that comes to mind is, the book is awesome! Book reviewer Hina, who kindly gave Mawson’s effort a four teddy rating.

So sweet and poignant. It makes my heart sing. Pauline Dewberry of and Live well, Being Happy.

Comforting, like an old security blanket. Emma of FNM Book Reviews.


For a little book there is a large emotional impact here .. This is a perfect little gift for close friends, family or for yourself, just as a reminder that you are loved and not alone. Bookshine and Rainbows , Steph Warren

Heartwarming and poignant. Five stars from Jack Magnus of Readers Favourite.

Charming and irresistible. A simple and moving tale of love and devotion, of belonging and losing the one you were born to protect. Isobel Blackthorn, author of The Drago Tree.

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A wonderful story, filled with heart, emotion, and done in a unique picture book style. Anthony Avila, Author of the Nightmare Wars series.

Absolutely precious. Marisa of McFly’s Book Bliss.

I was quite surprised by this book. I became quite emotional when reading it. Michael Bernal reader on Goodreads.

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The book was super cool and I loved every bit of it. I highly recommend this book to all the adults who needs a bit of inspiration and motivation in their lives. Hasanthi’s Bookworld.

This little story made me well up …A lovely, poignant story with delightful illustrations. It would make a thoughtful gift including to yourself. Jackie Law, Amazon Top 500 Reviewer, at Never Imitate.


Brought a tear to my eye. If you’re looking for a gift for someone who is struggling with life at the moment, I think (this book) would make a wonderful present. Linda Hill, at Linda’s Book Bag.

“It’s a small book packed with big emotions. Mawson, the big-hearted soul- searching teddy bear is here to help . Cheryl Pasquier of the Madhouse Family.

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Just pure magic. A bear’s love is never far away and can be shared and passed on through generations. Susan Hampson at Books From Dusk To Dawn.

This gentle, calming, life-affirming little gem won’t fail to put a smile on your face as you read it. Dan Durdjevic, author of the remarkable novel Mirror Image of Sound.

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This story really got to me. It made me smile like a lunatic. It made me want to reach for a tissue. Ooha at OverRated Sensibilities.


Buy this for the smiles, the lump in the throat, the memories, the hugs. Buy it for yourself and your special friends – bear and human! Lisa and Baby Bear, old friends and grand helpers”.

There are lots of warm fuzzies to look forward to in this heartwarming story, as Mawson Bear explores how to be the best bear he can. Elizabeth Foster, author of Esme’s Wish.

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This lovely little book captures a strange nexus of both children’s picture books and a book of sagely proverbs. C.E. Tower, review on Amazon.

A comforting little gift book by a philosophising teddy bear. Debbie Young, author of the Sophie Sayers Village Mysteries.

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Appropriate for teddy bear enthusiasts of all ages. This is a good little book to give to older teddy bear collectors, if their house is too full for more bears (like mine!) Verena, reader on Amazon.

WHERE TO FIND IT: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In, by Mawson Bear, is all over the place including at (with free shipping too all around this bright world). And at Amazon, at Waterstones, Chapters Indigo, Barnes and Noble, and of course, through your friendly local bookshop.

You are in the web den of Mawson Bear, Ponderer of Baffling Things (between naps) and Writer-Bear of It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In .ISBN: 978-1-922200-44-0