Stan and Jan BerenstainStarted drawing together at the philadelphia museumSchool of industrial art (now the university of arts)In 1941.
Stan Joined the Army, andJan served on the civilianFront doing engineeringdrawing for militarycontractors,And as a riveter in an aircraftfactory.First children’s book calledberenstains baby book in1951.
introduced the bearfamily of mama, papa,And small bear in “thebig honey hunt”publishedIn 1962.
Have several easy toread books under dr.suess Editorship.Started there own lineof books in 1974.Small bear became“brother bear” andsister bear Was born.
There are more than 300 berenstain bear booksSince 1962, over 140 are currently in print. About260 million copies in the series have been sold.
Michael BerenstainWriter/illustratorJoined his parentsCreative team inthe late 1980’s.
Stan berenstain died in 2005, jan and michael berenstainContinue to write and illustrate berenstain bear books.There are pbs series, dvd’s, movies, toys, etc.
Born in 1904 in springfield,Massattended dartmouth collegeAnd oxford university1925 publishes firstcartoon
1927 cartoonist named Dr.Theophastus seuss (shortenedTo dr. seuss in 1928)
1927 and to think that I saw that on mulberry street1938 starts dr. seuss series of books
created most of his ideas for characters before thestory was written
1938 The Kings Stilts 1939 (Cats play a major role)