Baby Bear wants to be a big bear. That means going out and discovering the world. On his first journey, he meets all sorts of critters--and soon decides that his next journey will be more fun if Mama comes along. Real live bears are the main characters in this dynamic tale of adventure and discovery! Photographs by nationally renowned wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela pair with text by award-winning author Marion Dane Bauer for a lively story that fascinates children and adults alike. This Mom's Choice Award winner for Most Outstanding Children's Book creates a compelling blend between reality and imagination.