Little Bear is an animated series based on the popular children's books written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Little Bear is about the spirited adventures of a curious young cub and his animal friends. Written from a child's point of view, the series celebrates the playful and sometimes enchanted aspects of the everyday activities and important moments in a preschooler's life. Each episode consists of three seven-and-a-half minute stories. Each story follows an adventure, game, and an act of imagination in Little Bear's day. Little Bear is a co-production of Nickelodeon and Nelvana.