Else Holmelund Minarik, author of Little Bear Books, dies at 91

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Else Holmelund Minarik, author of Little Bear Books, dies at 91

Jul 17 2012

Else Holmelund Minarik, a writer for children whose Little Bear picture-book series — which simply, gently and evocatively tells the story of an anthropomorphized cub’s forays into the wider world — has been a mainstay of childhood for more than half a century, died on Thursday at her home in Sunset Beach, N.C. She was 91.

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