Fellow Baffled Ones, Could life be .. .. just lots of interruptions ... .. between snoozes .. .. in a garden? You have wandered into Mawson Bear's web-den. Between naps in gardens, Mawson ponders about Baffling Things. He is the Writer-Bear of It's A Bright World To Feel Lost In . "The book brings back such … Continue reading A Ponder About Life, by Mawson
Fellow Baffled Ones, Meet my esteemed cousin, Sir Peregrine Flaxton-Pauncefoot ("Do call me Perry, old chaps"). These days Sir Peregrine, umm, Perry, resides in Queensland, Australia, lolling among cushions, accepting cuddles, pondering about dapper bow ties, perusing literature and sampling certain particular types of grape juice. When Perry first arrived in this country, though, he had … Continue reading Meet Mawson’s Cousin, Sir Peregrine Flaxton-Pauncefoot
Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite. It's A Bright World To Feel Lost In, by Mawson, is a book for children of all ages written by Mawson Bear, who is otherwise known as Mark O’Dwyer. A bear’s world is bright and shiny, and filled with infinite possibility, but sometimes waiting for that special someone … Continue reading Readers Favourite 5 stars for: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In
"Just pure magic". Susan Hampson, Reviewer on Books from Dawn to Dusk. It's A Bright World To Feel Lost In ... is the first book in a series by Mawson Bear. In these, Mawson sits atop his cushion and ponders about baffling things. Friends approach him about their own dilemmas. They seek instant answers that will make … Continue reading Mawson Bear presents: It’s a Bright World to Feel Lost In
It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In, by Mawson, is a whimsical gift book for grownups feeling just a little weary about, well, Things and Stuff. It features teddy bears because these creatures all too often meet the fate of being lost. They can then only wait and hope to be found again. "(This … Continue reading A Whimsical Gift Book for Frazzled Grownups
"Mawson Bear brings back fond memories of those childhood days when Teddy was an indispensable source of comfort. There are lots of warm fuzzies to look forward to in this heartwarming story, as Mawson Bear explores how to be the best bear he can for his owner. He worries when his special 'Some One' disappears … Continue reading Review of Its A Bright World, by Elizabeth Foster, author of Esme’s Wish
A lovely review of Mawson Bear’s very first book, from the wonderful book blog Never Imitate, hosted by Jackie Law.
‘Today I review a book that is a little different to my normal fare. Sent to me all the way from Australia, although available to buy in the UK, It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In is a 50 page picture book suitable for anyone who sometimes feels confused and lonely in our beautiful world.’
Read on at Never Imitate. There are grand reviews there of more books too.
Where to find it: You can plonk your paw here to order it here through Book Depository (free shipping all over the world). Also at Amazon and Abebooks.com and Goodreads.com and, oh! all over the place.
Mawson’s next book is called ‘She Ran Away From Love’, and will be ready to be in your paws in 2019.
Today I review a book that is a little different to my normal fare. Sent to me all the way from Australia, although available to buy in the UK, It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In is a 50 page picture book suitable for anyone who sometimes feels confused and lonely in our beautiful world.
Narrated by a sleuth of teddy bears, led by the fluffy author, Mawson, it ponders how one’s importance to a special Some One can change over time. It accepts the pain of loss, makes suggestions about how to cope, and offers hope for future happiness.
The opening premise is that everyone wants to be loved and to have their love appreciated. There is still so much love on offer in our big, bright world.
The problem can be finding that special Some One when the world is so big. We can be primed and…
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Sir Perry has gathered around him a jolly bunch of book-loving fellow bears. Also, like me, Mawson, they like dapper ties.
Fellow Baffled Ones, More and more bears and stuffies are having a quiet read (as quietly as anyone can imagine) of my little book for fellow bears and those who love them. Because as everyone knows, Bears read books. And read them best with hugs. Meet Baby Bear who is getting to a sad part. … Continue reading BabyBear, Trixie and Snowflake
We call in the baffled bunch to lend their paws.
Have you ever felt lost somewhere on the world's wide floor?
Hello fellow baffled ones, I was just sitting on my cushion pondering about Things. Oh, Look. It looks like a gift. Could it be for Me, Mawson? It is! It is a gift for me. And oh my goodness! It's by me too! It’s A Bright World to Feel Lost In, by me, Mawson is … Continue reading A gift book by a bear for yourself and friends
Dear fellow baffled ones, My first book is all about that baffling feeling of, well, that sort of that feeling that is so hard to find words for. You have probably not found words for it yourself. That feeling that somehow you are Lost. There you are. You're somewhere on the world's wide floor. Sort … Continue reading It’s A Bright World To Feel Lost In, by Mawson, Writer-Bear