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”

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”

Bernice Takes A Plunge, by Ann Harth

‘Bernice Peppercorn’s imagination fills her mind and her notebooks with adventure and intrigue‘ (From the back cover of Bernice Takes A Plunge.) When our Tedettes saw the cover of this book they just HAD to read it. On the back cover are some of their favourite words, ‘imagination’, ‘notebooks’, ‘adventure’ and ‘intrigue’; and on theContinue reading “Bernice Takes A Plunge, by Ann Harth”

Tell Me A Story, Babushka, by Carola Schmidt

“Would you like a story about a princess, Karina?” “Maybe one of those stories about a princess and monsters, Baba.” The direction Baba’s story takes surprises herself as well as her granddaughter. This folk tale ‘about memories and families’ begins with a lovely cottage in the Ukraine and a little girl ‘poor of money butContinue reading “Tell Me A Story, Babushka, by Carola Schmidt”

Chubbys Tale, The True Story of a Teddy Bear Who Beat Cancer, by Carola Schmidt

Mawson’s Guardian Mark is proud to talk today about a bear so brave that all of Mawson’s friends are very impressed. On reading Chubby’s Tale this Guardian learned things about leukemia treatment he didn’t know. It’s a grand book for children who have this sickness (and their bears). It’s also very helpful for the Grownups whoContinue reading “Chubbys Tale, The True Story of a Teddy Bear Who Beat Cancer, by Carola Schmidt”

Someone Brave Has Got To Do It: Lots of Brave Someones

Scotland the Brave: ‘Mawson, Mawson’. Mawson: ‘Oh hello, Scotty. What a nice day. I was just writing down little ponders and things and ..’ Scotland the Brave: ‘I’m not happy, Mawson. Not happy at all. Things aren’t Right.’ Mawson: ‘Err Things? Not umm .. Right? But umm ..’ Scotland the Brave: ‘So I’m going outContinue reading “Someone Brave Has Got To Do It: Lots of Brave Someones”