By age three, Han Bear still cannot talk. He can only utter “Hu.” Mother Bear is worried. “I must get him a doctor.” Mother leaves the house and tells Han Bear: “Remember, no matter who comes, don’t open the door.” Guess who comes to the door?  

​ Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

First Canadian Edition 2014 ISBN: 978-1-897458-85-3


Full colour, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches; Paperback: $9.99
Beijing is really hot! Han Bear gets heatstroke and is taken to the hospital. Han Bear has to go to the bathroom, urgently. He needs help from a nurse. What kind of help does Han Bear need?

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

​ First Canadian Edition 2014, ISBN: 978-1-897458-83-9


Full color, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches;   Paperback: $9.99   
Han Bear will visit China. His grandmother teaches him some Chinese: “When you meet people, say ‘Ni chi le ma?’ That means ‘Have you eaten yet?’” Han Bear begins practising... but soon finds that some things have changed in China since Grandmother's day.

Han Bear sees a yard-sale ad in the local paper and asks the barber what it means. The barber explains that when people have things they no longer need, they put them out on their front yard and sell them really cheaply. Han Bear loves bargain hunting and visits the yard sale. He ignores the barber’s advice and buys everything he thinks cheap – and he learns a lesson, too. 

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,     ISBN: 978-1-897458-72-3 

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches;       Paperback: $9.99  

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,          ISBN: 978-1-897458-89-1  

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches;        Paperback: $9.99 

A large job posting says: Babysitter Wanted. One hundred thousand dollars a month! So much money! And such an easy job, too! “I want this job!” Han Bear shouts. Is Han Bear a good fit for the job? 

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Han Bear loves peaches. When he bites a big chunk out of a large, juicy peach, he accidentally swallows the pit! “Oh, no!” Han Bear is terrified. “I will die!” This causes a panic among the animals in the forest. Small animals run to tell the large animals. When the largest animal goes to tell the smallest animals, the smallest animals reveal something the others did not know before. 

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,      ISBN: 978-1-897458-70-9

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches;       Paperback: $9.99   

Like everyone else, Han Bear does not like homework. When he cannot finish his homework, he decides to have a party instead! All kinds of animals come to knock on his door, and he welcomes everyone with something to eat. When his school principal comes, Han Bear offers him his unfinished homework, with a reason. 

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,         ISBN: 978-1-897458-74-7 

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11x8.5 inches;      Paperback: $9.99 

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,     ISBN: 978-1-897458-81-5

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11x8.5 inches;      Paperback: $9.99 

Once a year, Han Bear’s school has a “Bring Your Child to Work” activity. Mother takes Han Bear to work in her “Rainforest Family Restaurant”. She tells Han Bear to be patient, be pleasant, never argue, and always smile and say “No problem,” because the customer is always right. But is it true that the customer is always right? You will find out.

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang

 

First Canadian Edition 2014,       ISBN: 978-1-897458-87-7

 

Full color, 32 pages, 11 x  8.5 inches;     Paperback: $9.99 

Every time they travel, Han Bear cannot stop asking Mother the same question again and again: “Are we there yet? ” Mother Bear is almost in tears. Is there any cure? “Yes, there is!” says Grandmother. Can you image what kind of cure Grandmother has in mind?

Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang   First Canadian Edition 2014,  ISBN: 978-1-897458-78-5     Full color, 32 pages, 11x8.5 inches;   Paperback: $9.99   
Written by Ruowen Wang: Illustrated by Wei Chen Wang   First Canadian Edition 2014,   ISBN: 978-1-897458-76-1    Full color, 32 pages, 11 x 8.5 inches;  Paperback: $9.99
Han Bear visits Chinatown to buy a backscratcher. A fortune teller stops him and claims that if Han Bear pays him ten dollars, his wish will come true. But what is Han Bear’s wish? Will his wish really come true?
For English learner, Han Bear is a must-have. The 10 books in this series were specially written for ESL children acquiring English. The stories have a simple plot, funny exposition, and are told in short, repetitious sentences with gradually increasing vocabulary. Here is one of the audio books.