Baffled Bear Books

Welcome. Here is a restful place on the web for you. We are all about books, bears, friends, love and niceness. Here, you can slow down and relax for a while- or even for longer. Reach for the chocolate and flop down on your cushions.

Slow down, relax, take a nap with Mawson and his friends
Here you can relax for a while in a web den about books, bears and niceness.

Mawson is our Ponderer-in-Chief. He enjoys pondering deeply about Baffling Thing. When you are a bear most things are baffling. When you are a person most things are baffling too. He may not see his way clear to any Answers to Big Questions. But he does feel confident that in the end, after all the words are said and all the naps are slept, things will be All Right.

Mawson is a Writer Bear. He proudly shows of his little books
Mawson makes picture books suitable for grownups. Enjoy lighthearted nostalgia.

Mawson felt that his ponders might help fellow others. He plonks his ponders down into small books that Grownups can find restful and easy to read.

Books by Mawson, who is one of this bright world’s few published writer-bears.

Dreamy Days and Random Naps will delight everyone who enjoys daydreaming and napping – and isn’t that every Baffled One in this whole bright world? It might even be you!

Mawson Bear wrote Dreamy Days and Random Naps
Dreamy Days and Random Naps. The bears start reading right away

‘The images in the Mawson Bear books are so charming and endearing you can’t help but smile at them.’ Review by Adele on GoodReads.

I enjoyed Dreamy Days and Random Naps for its ability to show the young and old that it is good to use your imagination. Another delightful read from Mawson Bear.’ Jolenes Book Corner.

She Ran Away From Love, Mawson’s second book, features his nervous little friend Frilly who sets off on a quest to find herself. Read more about Frilly and her quiet, determined quest here.

‘A magical little grand tour into the meaning of happiness’. Review on Amazon by Sharrie Williams, author of The Maybelline Story.

‘I fell in love with this book the instant I started reading it’. Review on Amazon by K. Blade.

It‘s a Bright World to Feel Lost In , Mawson’s first book, is about that inexpressibly baffling feeling of being Lost and left behind. The Big Question here is: Can you go on being you when you no longer know who to be you for? Read more about it here.

‘Reading this book is like receiving a great big hug of reassurance and a huge hot chocolate with fluffy marshmallows.’ Lady Bracknell on Amazon.

‘This little story made me well up. A lovely, poignant story with delightful illustrations.’ Jackie Law, Amazon Top 500 reviewer.

Where to get your paws on Mawson’s books.

Our publisher is Odyssey Books. Look also at Bookshop Org (supporting local bookshops), at BookDepository (free shipping), at Amazon everywhere, at Amazon Australia (where Mawson naps), at Barnes and Noble, at Dymocks, at Booktopia, at Walmart, at AbeBooks, Mighty Ape (New Zealand), Google Books, at Booklubben and more. 

KINDLE: She Ran Away From Love is also on Kindle Unlimited. for only around $US3 or 3 Pounds in UK. All the books are in soft cover copies that you can look at whenever your world seems to become a bit too baffling. Or give them as random gifts of kindness to your friends.

To keep up with news about our bafflements, plonk a paw down on the ‘FOLLOW’ buttons on this page.

You can hear more from Mawson at his own web-den

We are published by Publisher Obscura, an imprint of

Affiliate Links: Some of these pages and posts have links to Bookshop Org which are affiliate links.

Your host, Mark, is Mawson Bear’s Guardian, photographer, editor, blundering typist, chocolates fetcher and cushions re-arranger.
Baffled Bear Books ABN: 4787910119.

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