BeeBear’s Concert

Our BeeBear trills at her very own socially distanced public concert. Our BeeBear loves to trill and humm and buzz and sing. Usually, when she is fluttering about parks and gardens, there is an appreciative audience. People having lunch, people dozing, doves and magpies picking up the melody. But what is a BeeBear to doContinue reading “BeeBear’s Concert”

Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode 3

Mawson’s Guardian says: Welcome Back, fellow Baffled Ones, Bears, Stuffies, Plushies, artists, writers, bloggers, poets and readers. Once again we are sharing 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 (who is also Me, Mawson’s Guardian). This isContinue reading “Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode 3”

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”

Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode 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 “Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode 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”

Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode One

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 “Behind The Photos of ‘When A Brave Bear Fights Cancer: A Get Well Soon Gift’ by Carola Schmidt: Episode One”

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”