On Friday, February 24th, Jan Berenstain, co-author of the Berenstain Bears books passed away at the age of 88. Together with her husband, Stan, the pair created one of the most successful empires in children's literature - featuring books, videos and TV shows about the everyday problems of a family of bears.
The books were first published 50 years ago, and have since had some 300 titles and 260 million copies sold. Now that both "Mama" and "Papa" Berenstain have passed away, their son Mike will continue to run the family enterprise with his brother. Nineteen new Berenstain books will be published this year.
So this Thursday's Question of the Day: Did you ever read the Berenstain Bears books? And if so, which was your favorite? Mine was definitely the one about strangers - scared the crap out of me! LOL
LET ME KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS??