The Bear That Wasn't (book)

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By Frank Tashlin
(Dover Publications)

This short, illustrated book has been described as a modern fable. One day, a bear awakens to find himself in the midst of civilization. Interpretations abound in this excellent catalyst for discussion of the individual in society.

Lesson and abridged text

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The Foreman

An illustration from Frank Tashlin's The Bear That Wasn't.

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The Bear Hibernating

An illustration from Frank Tashlin's The Bear That Wasn't.

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