|Title:||Michael Berenstain Papers|
|Dates:||1977 - 1978|
|Quantity:||.40 cubic feet (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Michael Berenstain, son of the creators of the Berenstain Bears, is an author and illustrator of history, fantasy, science, and other fiction books for children. The Michael Berenstain Papers contain layout sheets for two historical books published in 1977 and 1978.|
Michael Berenstain was born on December 21, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Stan(ley) and Jan(ice) Berenstain, creators of the Berenstain Bears book series. He attended the Philadelphia College of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He began his career as artist and illustrator in 1975 with a series of historical books published by McKay. By the 1980s Berenstain began to emphasize fantasy and the supernatural in his work, creating a group of mythical characters called dwarks. He more recently has collaborated with his parents on illustrating books in the Berenstain Bears series and an additional children’s series about dinosaurs.
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series, ed. James G. Lesniak (Detroit: Gale Research, 1992), 36:33-4
Something about the Author, ed. Anne Commire (Detroit: Gale Research, 1986), 45: 44
The Michael Berenstain Papers contain layout sheets for two historical books published in 1977 and 1978. The material is organized into a single series for books and is arranged alphabetically by title. The material for each title is arranged chronologically in order of creation when known.
|A. Books (1977 - 1978)|
Noncirculating; available for research.
The collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Reproductions can be made only if they are to be used for "private study, scholarship, or research." It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials, other than that noted above.
(Identify the item), Michael Berenstain Papers, de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, University of Southern Mississippi Libraries, (cite the item's box/folder numbers).
These papers were donated to the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection of the University of Southern Mississippi Libraries by Michael Berenstain in 1979.
Processed by C. Alder, June 2003. This finding aid is the product of a grant funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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