Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 4: To Emu Country

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Lion and Gavin. In Part 2, Lionel made up his mind to search for his long lost fore-lions. They hitched a ride in Part 3 and arrived in Geraldton. Next day they set off full of hope that they would arrive Somewhere and properly startContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 4: To Emu Country”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 3. Perth To Geraldton

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Lion looking at books about Oz-Tray-Ya (Australia). In Part 2, he wondered if there might have been Tasmanian Lions as well as Tasmanian Tigers. These could be his fore-lions! Perhaps they still roamed around Oz-Tray-Ya. He decided to find out. Gavin volunteered to go too.Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 3. Perth To Geraldton”

Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 2. Preparing the Expedition

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Gavin (with bowtie) and Lionel The Lion (with mane) looking at books about Oz-Tray- Ya. Lionel, excited by the pictures of the extinct Tasmanian Tiger (thylacine), wondered if there could have been Tasmanian Lions too. Such lions might be Lionel’s forebears. Or his fore-lions! He had toContinue reading “Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 2. Preparing the Expedition”

Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt. 1. Pictures of Oz-Stral-Ya

Hello fellow Baffled Ones. Here you see Gavin (with bowtie) with Lionel The Lion and Koala (with cute ears) and other Ozzy friends (with cuteness). They were looking at books one day, as stuffies do, when no one is looking. Lionel asked “Where is this place in the pictures?” Koala, Echnida and Platypus sighed. ButContinue reading “Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt. 1. Pictures of Oz-Stral-Ya”

What do your bears want for Christmas? Books, of course!

Mawson’s Guardian Says: Fortunately, we happen to know about books that are entirely suitable for your bears. They are suitable too for everyone you know who loves them. Oh yes, our Mawson the Writer-bear’s little books are just the thing for your bunch of Stuffies to get their paws on. And you can read themContinue reading “What do your bears want for Christmas? Books, of course!”

She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson. A Picture Book for Grown Ups

Have you ever indulged in a picture book for an adult? Well, I discovered the author of two picture books entitled ‘It’s a Bright New World to Feel Lost In’ and ‘She Ran Away From Love’. As picture books for adults, these books are unique and perfect as gift books.  Mawson Bear has followed meContinue reading “She Ran Away From Love, by Mawson. A Picture Book for Grown Ups”

Free the Bears, by Mary Hutton and Julie Miller

‘Mission of Free The Bears: To protect, preserve and enrich the lives of bears throughout the world.’ Mawson’s Guardian Mark says: Today I am proud to talk about the book ‘Free The Bears‘. It is the story of a rescue organisation which I have supported for twenty years. This fascinating and often heartbreaking read isContinue reading “Free the Bears, by Mary Hutton and Julie Miller”

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”