Sing-along stories are the foundation of Little Bear Books Lake Tahoe.

Krissi Russell’s engaging lyrics and music meet the beautiful illustrations of Lois Olsen in book/CD sets.

Each book/CD set tells a story about nature that educates, inspires and entertains.

Currently available:

  • In The Meadow (Don’t Feed Our Bears), a musical tale about the importance of not feeding bears and other wildlife

  • On The Trail, a sing-along story that teaches trail etiquette and Leave No Trace ethics

  • No alimente a nuestros osos Don’t Feed Our Bears, a bilingual version of In The Meadow with a digital download of music included with book purchase


BILINGUAL BOOK/MUSIC: In The Meadow bilingualKrissi’s newest sing-along story is a bilingual version of her first book, In The Meadow (Don’t Feed Our Bears). This book features the same music and beautiful full color illustrations. Each page tells the story in Spanish and English.

The 32-page soft cover book includes a digital download  in both languages. A fun reminder to respect wildlife, it makes a great Tahoe souvenir or gift.


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IN THE MEADOW BOOK/CD SET | PUBLISHED 2008 / $14.95This Tahoe favorite is the cornerstone of Little Bear Books.  Krissi harmonizes a true-to-life tale of living in the mountains, near wildlife. Her lively music and Lois Olsen’s vivid illustrations  make this a big hit with children. Learn about bears, coyotes and geese, and the importance of keeping wildlife wild. Don’t feed our bears!

Sing-along CD included with book purchase. Music download also available.

Listen to a sample from the book!

**Don’t Feed Our Bears interactive K–3 Lesson Plans are available to accompany this sing-along set. Read more about Krissi’s Bear Lesson Plan here.


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NEW!! Krissi now has a watch & sing along movie available for download. Click here to get a sample.

On The Trail teaches Leave No Trace principles to young hikers. Engaging lyrics, upbeat music, and vibrant, full-color illustrations deliver a musical  message: Stay on the trail. Leave no trace. Pack it in pack it out. Leave only footprints.

Sing-along CD  included with book purchase. Music download also available.

Little Bear Books are interactive nature books for kids. Our sing-along stories elevate the traditional kids book. We tell a story about nature that’s entertaining yet educational so that children can hike, play and enjoy nature respectfully.

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