Hear Mawson and his Friends and his Guardian on Anchor, Spotify and More

Hello fellow searchers for quietude, for a slower pace, for a peaceful world full of nice things. Perhaps you would like to turn off the noise and turmoil of a befuddled world for a while.Look and Listen no further. Mawson’s cosy untroubled little world is now available for your ears. About Mawson’s Books: Our publisherContinue reading “Hear Mawson and his Friends and his Guardian on Anchor, Spotify and More”

When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer, by Carola Schmidt: Behind the Photo Ep. 2

We are sharing Behind-The-Photo peeks about When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer; A Get Well Soon Gift by Carola Schmidt and illustrated by Mark O’Dwyer (who is also Mawson’s Guardian). This is what it looks like. In our last exciting episode the bears got confused, muddled and baffled about a delicate medical instrument. Read theContinue reading “When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer, by Carola Schmidt: Behind the Photo Ep. 2”

Shakespeare’s Bear, By Harry Oxford

How could we not love Mummer, the splendid hairy central character of Shakespeare’s Bear. Mummer wins hearts and friends during his pampered cub-hood in the household of William the playwright, and even later in perilous London (‘the worst place in England for a bear.’). Through his eyes and ears and especially his nose, we readersContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Bear, By Harry Oxford”

When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer, by Carola Schmidt and Mark O’Dwyer: Behind The Photos, Ep. 1

We are sharing exciting Behind-The-Photo peeks about the making of When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer; A Get Well Soon Gift by Carola Schmidt and illustrated by Mark O’Dwyer. We are very excited about this picture book. This is what it looks like: This book is to help children who get a sickness called cancer.Continue reading “When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer, by Carola Schmidt and Mark O’Dwyer: Behind The Photos, Ep. 1”

Meet Scotty, star of When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift, by Carola Schmidt

Hello. My name is Scotland The Brave. All of my friends (that’s you) call me Scotty. You can see me being brave in a new book called When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift, by Carola Schmidt. In the book, I’m a little bear who gets a bad sickness called cancer.Continue reading “Meet Scotty, star of When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift, by Carola Schmidt”

BeeBear vs The Ace Baron

Hum along with us, friends, to the famous tune of “Snoopy’s Christmas’* . This song , of course, starred the illustrious Snoopy taking on ‘The Red Baron’. Here we do a version with our own dare devil aviators. BeeBear plays Snoopy’s role and our Flyer Bear has volunteered to be The Ace Baron. Get readyContinue reading “BeeBear vs The Ace Baron”

Those Magnificent Bears in Their Flying Machines

Hum along with us, friends: ‘ Those magnificent bears in their flying machines, They go up, tiddly up, up ..” ‘They come down, tiddly, down .. Ouch! .. down, down’. They enchant all the watchers, And steal all the scenes, Those birds and those bears, With their wings and machines.’ ” Oh those bears andContinue reading “Those Magnificent Bears in Their Flying Machines”

Book Review: Dreamy Days and Random Naps

Originally posted on neverimitate:
Dreamy Days and Random Naps is the third picture book for adults (although smaller people are also likely to enjoy the daily dilemmas they explore) published by Mawson, a writer bear who lives with his guardian and many furry friends in Perth, Australia. While Mawson sits quietly pondering the complexities of…

When You’re Feeling Wobbly

When you’re feeling wobbly, When your drooping ears are cold,When your walk has gone all hobbly – That’s a time to hold. When your dreams remain unwoken,When your humms just will not rhyme,When your stuffing feels broken –That’s a holding time. When your bowtie just won’t TIE,And you feel quite undressed,When your smile has gone awry,And yourContinue reading “When You’re Feeling Wobbly”

Noble Reader, Dare Ye Battle the Dread Foe?

Mawson Bear’s Guardian writes: Your mission, Noble Reader, should you choose to accept it, is to challenge the Dark Lord that holds all Writers (and this one Writer-Bear) in its thrall. Only the trusty keyboard of the Doughty Reader (that’s you, of course) can quell this Fearful Thing. What, you wonder, could this Horror be?Continue reading “Noble Reader, Dare Ye Battle the Dread Foe?”

Mawson Bear’s Bright Web-World of Friends

Jamaica, Bhutan, Armenia, Morocco, Greece, Nepal, Canada, Belgium?’Umm, Yes. Here they are.‘Scotland, Japan, Russia, France, Korea, Iceland, Norway?’Oh, indeed, yes.‘Brazil, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Georgia, New Zealand?’Let’s see .. Those too.‘Kazakstan, Kenya, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Turkey, Finland?’All of them yes. Keep going, Mawson.‘Umm Bearistan, Hippoland, Dragons Vale, The Ocean, Lilpondia …’.What, Mawson, Ocean?Continue reading “Mawson Bear’s Bright Web-World of Friends”

Meet the stars of Dreamy Days and Random Naps: The Seekers

Hello fellow searchers for quietude, for a slower pace, for naps. We are The Seekers. We appear in the book Dreamy Days and Random Naps by our grand friend, Mawson. That’s Snow Dude in the chair. He doesn’t say much. He likes to put on his specs and look mysterious while he ponders about far-awayContinue reading “Meet the stars of Dreamy Days and Random Naps: The Seekers”

Opening The Box of Dreamy Days

High excitement at Mawson’s House. Scotland the Brave, doer of brave deeds and resident post-bear, has seen a box arrive in the mail. Could this contain Mawson’s writer-bear copies of his new book, Dreamy Days and Random Naps? All bears scramble. They tumble off beds and roll off cushions and head towards the exciting box.Continue reading “Opening The Box of Dreamy Days”

Meet the stars of Dreamy Days and Random Naps: The Professors

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones. We are the Professors Bears in Mawson’s House. I am Professor Caddy, and I love chocolate. Also, I love grand ideas, big ponders, plump possibilities, and incredible inventions. We have high hopes that these will help all our friends one day, umm, when we get them right. And here with meContinue reading “Meet the stars of Dreamy Days and Random Naps: The Professors”