Generations of readers have been mourning the death of prolific children’s author Jan Berenstain last Friday. Berenstain, who created The Berenstain Bears books with husband Stan (who died in 2005), leaves behind a legacy of simple lessons in over 200 million books sold, starting with "The Big Honey Hunt" in 1962. (Their first editor? None other than Dr. Seuss, aka Theodore Geisel, himself.) In addition to simple lessons like basic hygiene and manners, these beloved books teach a few life basics that some of today’s boldface names could stand to learn.
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