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”

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”

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…

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”

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”

Meet Scotland The Brave

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones. My name is Scotland the Brave. I was the first bear to arrive in Mawson’s house after Mawson. My job was to sit in the microwave oven and get warm and then get close to people and make them feel comfortable. Mawson was amazed I went into the oven. ‘You areContinue reading “Meet Scotland The Brave”

Meet the bears in Dreamy Days and Random Naps: Samantha

Hello Fellow Baffled Ones, my name is Samantha. I was found sitting on a shelf in a shop called Good Samaratins. Here in The Land of Oz* people call this shop ‘Good Sammys’. Perhaps landing in a shop all by myself was rather a shock because I hardly remember anything before that. One day, IContinue reading “Meet the bears in Dreamy Days and Random Naps: Samantha”

Dreaming of Being A Writer-Bear?

I am a very lucky bear. Not many writer-bears get published these days. But I now have Too umm, no, Three books out there in the wide bright world. One is called It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In and the my Number Too book is She Ran Away From Love. And now, aContinue reading “Dreaming of Being A Writer-Bear?”