The Berenstain Bears Get the Gimmies

The Berenstain Bears Get the Gimmies

Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Language: English

Pages: 32

ISBN: 0394805666

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Brother and Sister Bear want everything in sight, and they throw tantrums when they don't get what they want. Wisely Mama and Papa deal with this childhood malady by teaching the cubs about the family budget and the importance of appreciating all that they have already.  

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Copyright © 1988 by Berenstains, Inc. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by Random House, Inc., New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data: Berenstain, Stan. The Berenstain bears get the gimmies. (A First time book) Summary: Gran and Gramps come up with a plan to help selfish Brother and Sister Bear get rid of a bad case of

why it wasn’t a good idea to be selfish and greedy and want everything in sight. “Selfish, greedy cubs,” he explained, “can never be happy, because you just can’t have everything you want all the time—life isn’t like that. Do you understand?” “Oh yes, Papa. We understand,” they said. He talked to them about “counting their blessings,” which meant enjoying the things they had instead of forever wanting more and more and more. “Does that make sense to you?” he asked. “Oh yes,

their mama and papa. Naturally, Mama and Papa Bear loved their cubs, and, of course, they were nice to them—as nice as they could be. But sometimes, sometimes they were a little too nice. Sometimes the cubs got too many treats, too many toys, and too many rides on the Bucking Duck at the mall. Maybe that’s why Brother and Sister Bear got the gimmies. Or maybe it was because there were treats, toys, and fun things to do wherever they looked —at the supermarket, at the mall, on

their mama and papa. Naturally, Mama and Papa Bear loved their cubs, and, of course, they were nice to them—as nice as they could be. But sometimes, sometimes they were a little too nice. Sometimes the cubs got too many treats, too many toys, and too many rides on the Bucking Duck at the mall. Maybe that’s why Brother and Sister Bear got the gimmies. Or maybe it was because there were treats, toys, and fun things to do wherever they looked —at the supermarket, at the mall, on

“Hey, a Bucking Frog!” shouted Brother. “That looks even better than the Bucking Duck! May we ride it, please? May we? May we? Please!” Now, Papa had just bought them treats, and he thought that was enough for one day. But the cubs made such a fuss that he sighed, dug into his pocket, and put some money in the slot. Papa looked at Mama and shrugged. “Cubs will be cubs,” he said. “It may be true that cubs will be cubs,” said Mama as they walked across the parking lot to their car.

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