I’ve always loved Kipling’s poem If. It has such a great message for growing boys that I wanted to share it with my sons. But it’s a little lofty for kids that young. So, I added bears and that got their attention.
Here it is, Danger Bear in Rudyard Kipling’s If.
There’s 45 original illustrations full of awesome bears. Bears like this:
one of these
one like this
And even a little of something like that
You can get all of it, with all of the words Kipling wrote, here: