Book Hungry Bears

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season

Book Hungry Bears is a charming and engaging television show by Kidstream, aimed at early readers and their families. The show centers on two adorable teddy bears, Alistair and Kiki, who love to read and explore the world around them. Each episode of Book Hungry Bears takes viewers on a new adventure, with Alistair and Kiki diving into the pages of their favorite books and discovering exciting new places, characters, and ideas. Along the way, they learn valuable lessons about friendship, creativity, and problem-solving.

One of the unique aspects of Book Hungry Bears is its use of a hybrid animation style that combines traditional hand-drawn animation with puppetry and stop-motion techniques. This creates a visually stunning and dynamic viewing experience that captures the imagination of young audiences.

Another standout feature of the show is its educational content. The show is designed to encourage a love of reading and learning in young children, and each episode is carefully crafted to teach valuable literacy and numeracy skills. Through the adventures of Alistair and Kiki, young viewers are exposed to new vocabulary, concepts, and ideas that help develop their cognitive abilities and lay a strong foundation for future learning.

Despite its educational focus, Book Hungry Bears never feels like a dry or didactic show. The lovable characters, exciting storylines, and charming animation style make it an entertaining and engaging experience for young viewers. Whether they're exploring an enchanted forest, solving a mystery at the library, or embarking on a space mission, Alistair and Kiki always manage to have fun while learning something new.

Parents and caregivers will appreciate the positive values and messages promoted by Book Hungry Bears. The show emphasizes the importance of curiosity, imagination, and empathy, and encourages children to explore the world around them with a sense of wonder and joy. Through Alistair and Kiki's adventures, children learn about diverse cultures and perspectives, and are taught to appreciate the beauty and complexity of the natural world.

Overall, Book Hungry Bears is a delightful and engaging television show that offers a perfect balance of entertainment and education for young viewers. With its lovable characters, exciting storylines, and valuable educational content, the show is sure to capture the hearts and minds of children and families alike.

Book Hungry Bears is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (49 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2021.

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Crystal's Snow Castle
52. Crystal's Snow Castle
January 1, 2021
When Melody builds a castle in the snow, Crystal, Boomer and Scout try to make an identical castle; but no matter how hard Crystal tries, she can't make their castle look exactly the same as Melody's. BOOK: 'No Two Alike'. Two birds fly through a winter snow-scape, noticing that, while many things are very similar, they are never exactly the same.
Melody's Rainbow Dream
51. Melody's Rainbow Dream
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn the value of determination and helping others achieve a goal. After a rainfall, Melody declares it is her dream to dance under a beautiful rainbow. Her friends all help her attempt to make her dream come true. BOOK: 'Rosie's Walk'. Rosie, a hen, decides to take a walk and is so determined that she doesn't even notice that a very inept fox is trying to catch her.
Scout Finds His Match
48. Scout Finds His Match
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that finding similarities with others can be fun. When all the other Bears find animals, who are similar to them, Scout is determined to also find his animal match! BOOK: 'The Little Little Girl with the Big Big Voice'. A little girl tries to find someone to play with but keeps scaring them away with her big voice- until she finds someone who is just as loud as she is.
Super Book Bear Boomer
47. Super Book Bear Boomer
January 1, 2021
On the hunt for books, the bears become tired and need to rest - except for Boomer who is full of energy. Boomer keeps playing on his own and is excited to find a book but learns to respect other's need for rest when he starts to feel tired too. BOOK: 'Daddy Cuddle'. A young rabbit tries to wake his father so they can play - only to discover that cuddling is the best game of all.
Scout's Search for Silence
46. Scout's Search for Silence
January 1, 2021
Scout wants to find a quiet place to read today's story, but everywhere he and the others go on the farm, they come across noisy animals! The Bears learn that sound is everywhere, and even in the quietest moments, there is always something to hear if you take the time to stop and listen. BOOK: 'Quiet!' A young child enjoys the range of quiet and loud sounds that can be heard during a busy day.
Scout in Fairyland
45. Scout in Fairyland
January 1, 2021
When the Bears reach part of the forest without sunlight, Scout is hesitant to enter it. With Melody's help, Scout learns to use the power of imagination to help him overcome his fears and carry on. BOOK: 'Where Did You Go Today?' A child's imagination transforms a trip to the local playground into an exciting adventure. Familiar streets and play equipment become extraordinary landscapes.
Scout's Turtle Friend
44. Scout's Turtle Friend
January 1, 2021
On the hunt for a book, Scout befriends a turtle and insists that the turtle can help them find books. The Bears learn to adjust to the challenges the turtle poses for them. BOOK: 'You and Me'. A child deals with the arrival of a younger sibling. There are challenges to this, but wonderful things too.
Crystal Doesn't Know
43. Crystal Doesn't Know
January 1, 2021
The Bears come across a mysterious creature (a moose) that Crystal is convinced is a horse until she learns to admit that she doesn't know what it is. BOOK: 'My Tail's NOT Tired!' Little Monster does not want to go to bed and keeps demonstrating how each of its body parts are not tired until it can no longer hide its fatigue and falls asleep
Scout's Snuggles and Hugs
42. Scout's Snuggles and Hugs
January 1, 2021
Scout wants to snuggle with his friends, but the other Bears thing that it is too hot. They change their minds and learn the power of a hug after reading a book in the shade. BOOK: 'Snug'. Various characters all enjoy getting close and snuggly, under blankets, in nests, in shells or burrows. It ends with the characters giving each other a big hug.
Melody and the Book Band
41. Melody and the Book Band
January 1, 2021
The bears learn about the joy of rhythm and movement when Melody gets them to use their creativity to form a book band and use their music to attract books. But Melody has trouble finding her own special book band instrument. BOOK: 'Amazing Me! Dance!' Kids explore dancing and moving to the beat and discover they are all amazing.
Melody's Sandcastle Stomp
40. Melody's Sandcastle Stomp
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that you can play together in different ways when Melody wants to be a sandcastle, but her friends want to be dinosaurs. Melody must use her creativity and flexibility to find a way to play together. BOOK: 'Bobby's Castle'. Salma's persistence, creativity & positive attitude encourages Bobby and helps him realize that having a friend to play with is actually lots of fun.
Boomer the Great Juggler
39. Boomer the Great Juggler
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that sharing can bring others happiness when Boomer, who is having fun juggling three pinecones, gives each one away to his friends in need until he has none left for himself. BOOK: 'One Bird Band'. A musical bird gives all its instruments away to cheer up others, leaving him with no instrument of his own.
Melody's Kittens
38. Melody's Kittens
January 1, 2021
Melody wants to pretend she's a mother cat and her friends are her little kittens, but the others each want to be their own different animals. Melody learns that parents can love all kinds of babies. BOOK: 'Which Egg?' A stork, a parrot and a crocodile get their eggs mixed up and come together to care for their babies as a family.
Scout the Scarecrow
37. Scout the Scarecrow
January 1, 2021
Scout is startled by a crow and is upset that he scares so easily. So, when the Bears come across a scarecrow, Scout decides he will be a scarecrow too! BOOK: 'Me and You'. Two very different friends explore what it would be like to be each other... and discover they are best just the way they are.
Crystal's Log
35. Crystal's Log
January 1, 2021
Crystal finds a log and tries to find a way for all the Bears to play with it. She almost gives up, but then discovers that the log is best used for leaning on when reading a good book. BOOK: The Last Crayon. Six squirrels discover a pack of crayons, and each chooses a colour that matches them, and a colour found in nature.
Boomer's Boom Boom Blue
34. Boomer's Boom Boom Blue
January 1, 2021
Boomer loves to play 'Boom, Boom Blue' but has trouble adapting when others want to change the game. He learns how to be flexible and try different things. BOOK: 'Purple'. Monster One likes red, Monster Two likes blue. But when some red paint falls into the blue can they mix it up, so it turns purple, which they both like.
Melody and the Red Leaf
33. Melody and the Red Leaf
January 1, 2021
Melody thinks her dancing has made a leaf turn red and fall from a tree and wants to put it back. She learns that it is natural for things to change, and that a fallen leaf signals a change of season- from summer to autumn. BOOK: 'My Turn'. Showing how the four seasons bring change to the surrounding natural environment.
Crystal's Surprise
32. Crystal's Surprise
January 1, 2021
When Crystal and Scout try to make a surprise Snow Bear for Boomer and Melody, they are confused when Boomer and Melody make the same surprise for them. BOOK: 'Handa's Surprise'. Handa carries a basket of fruit on her head and walks to the next village to surprise her friend. But along the way, she is unaware that a variety of jungle creatures take the fruit from her basket.
Boomer Hides
31. Boomer Hides
January 1, 2021
Boomer has problems playing 'Where Are You Bears?' because he doesn't like being alone. He learns that it is normal to miss your friends and family when you are separated from them for a while. BOOK: 'Owl Babies'. Three baby owls miss their mother when she leaves them alone to go hunting.
Crystal the Curious
30. Crystal the Curious
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that using clues can help solve a puzzle. Crystal figures out what it is her friends see by asking them for specific descriptions and then solving the mystery of the bush-snake-bird, which turns out to be a peacock. BOOK: 'A Bit Lost'. An owlet falls out of the nest and other animals ask questions to find out where the owlet belongs.
Crystal's Best Bird
29. Crystal's Best Bird
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that everyone is different, with different strengths and talents. When the Bears pretend to be birds, Crystal has a hard time finding which bird is the best bird for her to be. BOOK: A Busy Day for Birds. The book invites the reader to imagine they are different types of busy birds hopping, swimming and swooping through the day.
Melody and the Big Hill
28. Melody and the Big Hill
January 1, 2021
The Bears climb a big hill to reach a book, but Melody slows them down. The others create different ways of motivating Melody to keep climbing. In the end, it is Melody who has to invent a way to get her friends to make it all the way to the top to enjoy the view. BOOK: 'Soon'. A baby elephant and his mum go on an amazing journey past many animals and make some amazing discoveries along the way.
Boomer's Snowball
27. Boomer's Snowball
January 1, 2021
Boomer tries to keep a special snowball he has made but it keeps getting smaller as it melts in the Bears' paws. His friends each pitch in with a creative suggestion as to how to keep it from melting and end up with the best solution- they make a snow bear and place the snowball in its cold paw. BOOK: 'Up!' About the various ways different families carry a baby
Scout and Lamby-cone
26. Scout and Lamby-cone
January 1, 2021
Scout wants to play on his own, but his friends ask to play with him. The Bears learn that playing can be just as much fun on your own as with someone else. BOOK: 'Play Ball'. A baby penguin loves playing with its ball - alone and with friends!
Scout's Apple
25. Scout's Apple
January 1, 2021
Scout persists trying to get an apple from a tree with the help of his friends, so he can give it to a pig on the farm. The Bears learn not to give up! If at first you don't succeed, try, and try again. BOOK: 'Where's My Stick?' A dog buries stick after stick but each time she goes to look for them, they're gone. In the end, she persists and finds her last sticks, but not where she left them.
Boomer and the Opposites Day
24. Boomer and the Opposites Day
January 1, 2021
Boomer realizes that busy times seem to pass quickly, and quieter times seem to pass slowly for him. The Bears have physical fun learning opposites to inspire and describe different ways to move. BOOK: 'The Quickly Slowly Day'. A little bear cub and his mom go about their daily activities and the bear cub learns that some things seem to go quickly while other things seem to go so slowly!
Scout and the Special Stone
23. Scout and the Special Stone
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn about possession: 'mine', 'yours' and 'ours', when Scout finds a special stone on the beach and suggests the other Bears all find one too. When the stones get mixed up together, Scout suggests that all the stones are 'ours'. BOOK: 'The Trip'. A little girl and her dog take a trip to outer space where they run into some friendly aliens.
Scout and the LoggieLooBoo
22. Scout and the LoggieLooBoo
January 1, 2021
Scout discovers that the frightening LoggieLooBoo, a mysterious creature Melody told him about, is really just two squirrels playing in a hollow log. He learns that things may not be as scary once you know what they are. BOOK: 'Whose Big Teeth Are These?' The scary features of a mysterious creature are revealed one by one but when we see the whole picture, it's a baby wolf in his mother's arms.
Boomer and the Beaver Bears
21. Boomer and the Beaver Bears
January 1, 2021
When a beaver needs help building a dam, the Bears learn about sharing and helping someone in need. Boomer comes to realize that kindness sometimes means giving up something precious to you for someone else. BOOK: 'A World of Kindness'. Displays the many ways young children can show kindness.
Scout and the Fireflies
20. Scout and the Fireflies
January 1, 2021
Fireflies are Scout's favourite things, but he is upset when he can't find any. He learns that one can be passionate about and interested in more than one thing at a time and takes an interest in twinkling stars. BOOK: 'Daniel's Dinosaurs'. Daniel is so fixated on dinosaurs that he imagines seeing them everywhere he goes.
Melody the Fabulous Finder
19. Melody the Fabulous Finder
January 1, 2021
Melody learns that when animals blend into their environment (camouflage), it is harder to find them. She learns that to observe well you must be patient and look closely. BOOK: 'Have You Seen Elephant?' A boy has a hard time finding his friend elephant who is hiding in and around the house.
Boomer's Parade
18. Boomer's Parade
January 1, 2021
Boomer leads a parade in ways that challenge his friends until they aren't having fun anymore. But he is surprised to find that they still love him and still want to play his games. The Bears learn that love and friendship are unconditional. BOOK: 'Why Do You Love Me?' A boy and his dad go on a walk. Along the way the boy continually asks why and the ways his dad loves him.
Melody's Missing Crown
17. Melody's Missing Crown
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn not to be too quick to jump to conclusions. When Melody loses her dandelion chain crown, she learns not to make assumptions about what happened, and to look more carefully to find it. BOOK: 'Did You Eat the Parakeet?' A little girl can't find her parakeet anywhere (it is perched on her head) and so she falsely accuses her cat of eating it.
Crystal and the Cock-a-Doodle-Don't
16. Crystal and the Cock-a-Doodle-Don't
January 1, 2021
Crystal expects a rooster to crow when the sun comes up but learns that her new friend wants to finish his morning routine first. The Bears learn that routines can make you feel ready to accomplish your task. BOOK: 'It's Time for Bed'. A little girl needs to follow her bedtime routine - running and playing with her animal friends - before she can go to sleep.
Melody and the Magic Hole
15. Melody and the Magic Hole
January 1, 2021
Melody thinks she has discovered a magic hole with a magical fairy living in it. But when she learns it is a rabbit's hole, Melody wants to make friends with the grumpy rabbit. BOOK: 'I Am an Artist'. A young girl makes wonderful scriptures and art out of objects she finds in nature - in the forest, on the beach, even in the rain and sky.
Crystal and the Caterpillar
14. Crystal and the Caterpillar
January 1, 2021
The Bears observe a caterpillar, how it looks and feels; its movements; and model empathy by releasing it after a short time. Crystal learns that some things aren't as scary once you get to know them. BOOK: 'Muddle and Mo's Rainy Day'. Muddle helps his friend Mo learn to enjoy playing in the rain.
Scout and the Snoozy Snuggly
13. Scout and the Snoozy Snuggly
January 1, 2021
Scout and his friends help a baby duckling settle down for a nap by figuring out calm activities to help him and a routine. BOOK: 'Sweet Dreams, Pout-Pout Fish'. Pout-Pout Fish follows his bedtime routine to help him go to sleep for the night.
Crystal Pines for Cones
12. Crystal Pines for Cones
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn about moderation. Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Crystal learns that she doesn't have to keep EVERY pinecone she or her friends see. BOOK: 'Laundry Day'. Two brother badgers have fun helping their mother hang laundry on the line. But they soon get carried away and start hanging up any and every object they can find!
Melody Can Be Anything
11. Melody Can Be Anything
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn to value their similarities AND differences. Melody tries to be like her friends and realizes that she is similar to each of them in some ways while different in others, and in some ways, they are ALL the same. BOOK: 'Fox and Squirrel'. Squirrel learns that he and his friend Fox are different in a lot of ways, but they also have a lot of things in common - and both are okay!
Scout Sees Everything
10. Scout Sees Everything
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that everyone can look at the same thing and see something different. They learn to appreciate each other's point of view and imagination. Scout learns that his friends see things differently; there isn't one right way. BOOK: 'Picture the Sky'. The book describes the many ways the sky can appear, and the many things the sky can be. There is more than one way to picture the sky!
Melody's Crabby Day
9. Melody's Crabby Day
January 1, 2021
The Bears learn that a new playmate can add something fun and exciting to your project that you might not expect. Melody is upset when a new crab friend ruins her sandcastle, but she learns that the crab is only trying to play in a different way. BOOK: 'Scribble'. The shapes Circle, Square and Triangle learn how to play with their new friend, Scribble.
Boomer's Toad Friend
8. Boomer's Toad Friend
January 1, 2021
The Bears demonstrate an understanding of the natural world and the need to care for the environment. Boomer discovers that the best way to befriend a little toad is to make sure he doesn't startle it by disturbing its habitat. BOOK: 'A Perfect Day' A bear is having a perfect day as he ambles about the yard. But it is not a perfect day for all the animals whose habitat the bear is disturbing.
Melody's Look-for-a-Book Stick
7. Melody's Look-for-a-Book Stick
January 1, 2021
The Bears explore some imaginative ways to play with a stick. They also practice adapting to change. Melody learns that when unexpected things happen, you don't have to stop playing - you can just change the game a little. BOOK: 'No-Matter-What Friend'. A man learns he will now have to play a little differently with his beloved dog now that they are both getting older.
Crystal Hears the Rain
6. Crystal Hears the Rain
January 1, 2021
Crystal is frustrated when the Bears are trapped under a rocky outcrop in a rainstorm, but she learns to love listening and imitating the sound of the rain. BOOK: 'On My Walk'. A little boy notices all the different sounds of nature while on a walk with his mom and his dog.
Boomer Feels His Way
5. Boomer Feels His Way
January 1, 2021
The Bears explore texture and Boomer discovers that descriptions of specific touch sensations can help them all find their way out of trouble. BOOK: 'How Do You Feel?' A hedgehog learns about the different textures of his animal friends - and that makes him feel happy!
Crystal Imagines
4. Crystal Imagines
January 1, 2021
The Bears explore all the ways they can move their bodies. In pretend play, they copy the movements and positions of other animals. Crystal learns that she can express her imagination through movement. BOOK: 'Wild One'. A little girl moves around like different animals as she goes about her day.
Melody the Squirrel
3. Melody the Squirrel
January 1, 2021
Melody learns that to help her friend Squirrel, she needs to pay attention to what he really needs. She learns how to be a good helper by observing, asking and listening. BOOK: 'Where's Bunny?' A little girl helps her younger brother get ready for bed.
The Melody Way
2. The Melody Way
January 1, 2021
Melody's friends learn to respect her right to do things the way she wants, and Melody learns to have the confidence to stick with her plan despite her friends' thinking it isn't great. BOOK: 'Nat the Cat Can Sleep Like That'. While everyone else is wide awake during the day, Nat the Cat is sleeping - in all kinds of interesting ways and places.
Boom! It's Boomer
1. Boom! It's Boomer
January 1, 2021
Boomer learns that even though he's just playing, his actions might seem different to his friends, especially Scout, and he needs to respect that. BOOK: 'Shh! My Brother's Napping' A little boy tries his best to stay quiet and not wake his sleeping baby brother.
Where to Watch Book Hungry Bears
Book Hungry Bears is available for streaming on the Kidstream website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Book Hungry Bears on demand at Amazon Prime and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2021