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July 26, 1923 - February 24, 2012
| Age 88
JOANN LOVIGLIO, The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jan Berenstain, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers and their parents for 50 years, has died. She was 88.
Berenstain, a longtime resident of Solebury in southeastern Pennsylvania, suffered a severe stroke on Thursday and died Friday without regaining consciousness, her son Mike Berenstain said.
The gentle tales of Mama Bear, Papa Bear,...
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"Jan Barenstain thank you so much for sharing your gifts with the world. We are better for it. I have read your books to children for years and there is alot to be learned from ..."
"Growing up, I collected the Berenstain Bears Books that Jan and Stan wrote. They are, to this day, my favorite books. As I got older, even into the 6th grade, I would make a pile ..."
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