The Berenstain Bears and the Double Dare

The Berenstain Bears and the Double Dare

Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Language: English

Pages: 32

ISBN: 039489748X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Too-Tall Grizzly and his gang dare Brother to steal a watermelon from Farmer Ben's patch, and when the gang runs away, Brother is caught. Fortunately, Farmer Ben is a good neighbor, and offers Brother advice about standing up for what is right.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

admitted Brother. Just ahead was the meadow where Ben’s sheep were grazing. One of them—a large ram—took it into his head to start running. And run he did—straight for the highway! “Your sheep are headed for the highway, Ben!” cried Brother. “Don’t worry,” said Ben. “Shep, my old sheepdog, will take care of ’em.” Shep raced ahead and cut the sheep off before they got there. “Sheep are like that,” said Ben. “Follow a leader anywhere—off a cliff, if that’s what the leader decides. And some

for yourself—especially about important things like what’s right and what’s wrong, and what’s safe and what’s dangerous.” “I’ll remember, Ben,” said Brother. “And thanks for the watermelon.” Brother decided to head home by way of the highway. And who was waiting around the bend? The Too-Tall gang! “What happened?” asked Too-Tall. “Nothing much,” answered Brother. “We had a little talk and some watermelon.” “Hey, cool,” said Too-Tall. “Well, come on. We’re goin’ over to the Widder Bruin’s

down, dear,” said Mama, “and tell us what happened.” “Some big cubs at the playground took my jump rope and won’t give it back,” Sister said. Mama wanted to hear more, but Brother had heard quite enough. He just knew it was those troublemakers Too-Tall Grizzly and his gang, bothering smaller cubs again. So off he stalked, heading straight for the playground. Not only were Too-Tall and his gang still there, but Too-Tall was jumping with Sister’s rope. “Onesie, twosie, I love yousie,” he

down, dear,” said Mama, “and tell us what happened.” “Some big cubs at the playground took my jump rope and won’t give it back,” Sister said. Mama wanted to hear more, but Brother had heard quite enough. He just knew it was those troublemakers Too-Tall Grizzly and his gang, bothering smaller cubs again. So off he stalked, heading straight for the playground. Not only were Too-Tall and his gang still there, but Too-Tall was jumping with Sister’s rope. “Onesie, twosie, I love yousie,” he

the place. “I am not chicken!” protested Brother. “Prove it,” said Too-Tall. “Come along with us for some fun.” Brother was a little nervous about joining the gang, but he certainly didn’t want them to think he was chicken. So when they scampered off into the woods, he followed. He got more and more nervous as they led him along the dangerous old quarry path, across Roaring Creek, and past the Spooky Old Tree. After a few more twists and turns, Too-Tall signaled a stop. When

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