Before the Story
This story is called, Otto, The Book Bear. Why do you think they call him the book bear? In this story, we’re going to find out where Otto lives and about his special secret.
During the Story
Otto is a book bear. In this story that means he’s in a book that children read. Where does Otto live? What’s his special secret (tell me in a very soft voice – that’s how we share secrets). What terrible thing happened to Otto? What do you think he should do? Ahh, finally, there's hope. Otto sees a big building. Let's all breathe a sigh of relief. What do you think he'll find inside?
After the Story
Do you think bears really live inside books? Do you ever visit the library? What do you see when you’re there? Imagine if one of the animals came out of a book. What would you say to the animal?