Bear 100 Contest
1 - 7, 2002
to Bridget from Staten Island, NY!!!
She is the winner
of Teddy Bear 100 Contest #1 and the winner
of the BARD
IMA Hero Bear!!!
You All for Entering, and We Appreciate Your
1. Which U.S.
President inspired the first Teddy Bear?
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. (Roosevelt was
the 26th president and served two terms
from 1901 to 1909.)
2. True or False: Morris
and Rose Michtom lived in England when they made
the first "Teddy's Bear."
False. (The Michtoms lived in Brooklyn, New York.)
3. In which country
is the Steiff Company located? a) Switzerland;
b) Germany; c) Austria; d) Canada
b) Germany. (The Steiff Company of Giengen is
located in Germany.)
4. What year did the
Steiff Company design the first jointed bear?
1902. (The next year, the Steiff Company introduced
its jointed bear at the Leipzig Trade Fair.)
5. Who began writing
the Winnie-the Pooh stories in 1926?
A.A. Milne. (He wrote the stories about his son's
adventures with his stuffed animals.)
Bear 100 Contest
8 - 14, 2002
to both Linda from Enid, Oklahoma, &
Marc from Glenside, PA!!!
They are the winners
of Teddy Bear 100 Contest #2 and the winners
of the KING
IMA Hero Bears!!!
are two winners because Marc was the winner
of a previous IMA Hero Contest.
You All for Entering, and We Appreciate
Who drew the political cartoon showing
President Theodore Roosevelt refusing
to hurt a bear on a hunting trip in 1902?
Clifford Berryman. (The caption of the
cartoon was "Drawing the Line in Mississippi.")
2. In what state
did the hunting trip in Question #1 occur?
Mississippi. (On November 14, 1902, President
Theodore Roosevelt went to Mississippi to
settle a border dispute between Mississippi
or False: The Steiff Company was a toy company
owned by Margarete Steiff.
True. (It has been making toys since 1880.)
Milne wrote the Winnie-the-Pooh stories about
his son's adventures with his stuffed animals.
What was the name of A.A. Milne's son?
Christopher Robin Milne. (Christopher received
his first teddy bear for his first birthday
on August 21, 1921.)
of the following characters does NOT belong
in the Winnie-the-Pooh stories? a) Piglet; b)
Tigger; c) Eeyore; d) Tweety
d) Tweety. (Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Tigger,
and Eeyore are friends who live in the 100 Acre