"A big bear and a small mouse discover all of the opposites between their animal friends"-- Provided by publisher.
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colours everywhere.
"It's time for Bear to hibernate but he can't sleep, so his friends all band together to help"-- Provided by publisher.
Bear thanks his friends for bringing food dishes to his dinner party and finds a way of sharing something of his own.
Bear and his friends persuade a bashful owl to play with them.
As friends Bear and Mouse share a day together, Bear counts various objects, from one to five, and the reader is invited to do the same.
Bear's friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols; then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.
Egged on by a ground squirrel, a dog named Doug digs miles underground--taking a detour through the White House--until he returns home, goes to bed, and dreams of digging some more.
While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best.
Dormouse hibernates and dreams of spring until spring arrives, and along with it comes his dormouse friend.
When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.