|About the Book|
Bear in the Big Blue House is The Jim Henson Companys new series for The Disney Channel, its #1 pre-school show. The show is hosted by a seven-foot orange-furred bear, who is bursting with warmth, comfort, and understanding, and who engages kids in all sorts of creative play. Bears puppet friends include a very busy mouse named Tutter- Treelo, a curious lemur- and twin purple otters, Pip and Pop, with whom he shares his Big Blue House by the otter pond. Every episode ends with a visit from Luna, the Moon herself, who talks and sings with Bear.The show was created by Mitchell Kriegman, former staff writer for Saturday Night Live and creator/executive producer of Clarissa Explains It All, the widely popular, Emmy Award-winning Nickelodeon hit starring Melissa Joan Hart. Kriegman was also an executive story editor for the Emmy Award-winning Nickelodeon show Rugrats and the Emmy Award-nominated Ren and Stimpy.Bear in the Big Blue House currently airs twice a day, seven days a week on The Disney Channel. Its third season began July 18th, bringing the total number of episodes to 91.