Most widely held works by Buzz Potamkin
The Berenstain Bears. Christmas tree ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Papa Bear takes Brother and Sister Bear out to find the perfect Christmas tree, and along the way they discover the true meaning of the holiday season. The Bears experience a series of seasonal lessons that help them stay safe and happy while steering them through the many adventures that life can hold. Learn how rewarding good manners can be; how to shine instead of worry; and why strangers can be a good or a bad thing.
The Berenstain Bears. Halloween treats ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
The Berenstain Bears return with jack-o'-lantern adventures that will make your bones tingle with fright and delight! The bear cubs are called upon to use their best scouting skills to solve the great pumpkin disappearance; brave a spooky old mansion; ward off ghosts and save their much-loved Bat Cave. In the end, the cubs learn that spooky things always come with a simple explanation.
Berenstain Bears. Bears get a babysitter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Mama and Papa are going out. Gramps and Gram are too. Who will stay at home with us? Not just anyone will do!
The Berenstain Bears forget their manners plus, the Wicked weasel spell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Berenstain Bears forget their manners: Mama Bear takes her ill-mannered family in hand with the "Bear Family Politeness Plan". The cubs soon learn that politeness can come naturally, but for Papa Bear the lesson takes a little longer to learn.
The Berenstain Bears in the dark ; The Berenstain Bears ring the bell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Dark: When Brother Bear reads a scary story to Sister, she can't fall asleep in the dark. Bell: The entire Bear family enjoys the Bear Country Nature Fair, and the day becomes perfect when Papa wins the Strongest Bear Contest.
Buster & Chauncey's silent night ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 441 libraries worldwide
A Christmas story with animated mice, Buster & Chauncey, who set out to prove that their friend, Christina (an orphan mouse) is not responsible for destroying all the preparations for the Christmas festival in Oberndorf and stealing the treasure.
Scooby-Doo in Arabian nights ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Scooby-Doo and Shaggy travel to Arabia to become the Caliph's royal food tasters. But they bite off more than they can chew and are forced to run for their lives.
The Berenstain bears play ball ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Without even bothering to ask, Papa Bear decides that Brother Bear is to be the next baseball supercub. Brother has the talent, but the adult-organized and dominated Beartown League doesn't really appeal to him.
The Berenstain bears. Bears to the rescue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, a piece of the dinosaur skeleton at the Bearsonian Institute turns up missing. In episode 2, The Bear Scouts set out to earn their rscue merit badges. In episode 3, when Weasel McGreed attempts to buy up farmer Ben's land, Bear Country becomes ripe for a serious food fight.
No girls allowed ; and, the missing dinosaur bone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Brother Bear and his friends build a secret clubhouse for boys only - and Sister is hopping mad! Papa Bear helps them see that the best way to play is together.
The Berenstain bears. Making friends everywhere ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, Sister learns that patience is an important part of friendship. In episode 2, Papa enters his famous recipe in the Bear Country Honey competition. In episode 3, The Bear family is tempted to turn up their noses at their new neighbor ... a skunk.
The Berenstain bears. Volume 4 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, when Brother and Sister seem to have forgotten their manners, Mama comes up with a Politeness Plan for the whole family. In episode 2, Bigpaw comes to Bear Town. His size and strength scares everyone until he proves he can help. In episode 3 Sniffer Hound Snuff seems to be missing.
The Berenstain bears. Volume 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, Sister lets her imagination get the best of her after Brother shares a scary book with her. In episode 2, Brother and Sister must undo a spell cast on Bigpaw by McGreedy Weasel. In episode 3 Brother and Sister are the detectives after a burglary at Squire Grizzly's mansion.
The Berenstain bears. Volume 6 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, Papa has big plans for Sister's 6th birthday, Mama worries that it might be too much. In episode 2, Bigpaw Bear becomes singing partners with Mama Goose and her baby goslings. In episode 3 Papa helps the Cubs build the biggest, gest highest flying kite for a kite contest.
The Berenstain Bears and the trouble with friends ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Friends: The new girl cub in the neighborhood is the same age as Sister and just as bossy. Both cubs learn you can't always have your way if you want to be friends. Catfish: When Papa and the cubs go fishing, they get a lesson in ecology and water pollution.
The Berenstain Bears learn about strangers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Strangers: When Papa Bear tells the cubs they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as ominous, until Mama brings some reassuring common sense to the problem. Disappearing honey: When Papa Bear's favorite blackberry honey disappears, the Bear Detectives set out to find the culprit.
The Berenstain Bears and the messy room the Berenstain Bears learn about strangers ; The Berenstain Bears no girls allowed ; The Berenstain Bears get stage fright ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Double feature. The first story teaches the kids the importance of being neat. The second has Brother and Sister saving Dad from his termite insurance problem.
The Berenstain bears forget their manners plus three more Berenstain bears stories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Mama Bear takes her ill-mannered family in hand with the Bear family politeness plan. The cubs soon learn that politeness can come naturally, but for Papa Bear the lesson takes a little longer. Then Brother and Sister learn that breaking Mama Bear's trust in them is worse than breaking her favorite lamp. When Brother Bear reads a scary story to Sister, she can't fall asleep in the dark. Papa helps sister conquer this common fear by giving her his own childhood night-light and reassuring talk about taking charge of your imagination. Lastly, is there really such a thing as too much birthday? Papa Bear and the cubs discover the answer as Sister celebrates her sixth birthday.
The Berenstain Bears forget their manners ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Double feature. The first story teaches the kids manners which Papa finds hard to learn. In the second, the cubs foil Archweasel McGreed's plan to take over bear country.
The Berenstain Bears. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure television programs Animated films Animated films Animated television programs Animated television programs Babysitters Baths Bears Berenstain Bears (Fictitious characters) Birthdays Caricatures and cartoons Caves Children's films Children's television programs Children and strangers Christmas Christmas films Christmas films Christmas stories Christmas television programs Christmas trees Courtesy Detectives Drama Etiquette Families Fantasy television programs Fear Fear of the dark Fiction Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Ghosts Halloween Haunted houses Honesty Jack-o-lanterns Juvenile works Manners and customs Mice New York (State)--New York Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character) Stage fright Television programs Television series Trust Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired