Stan and Jan Berenstain: Stan Berenstain 1923-2005, Jan Berenstain 1923-2012 Edit
Stan and Jan Berenstain are the book authors of The Berenstain Bears, they were involved with the Living Books Computer Games including The Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight and The Berenstain Bears in the Dark, they were featured in a interview on The Berenstain Bears and talked about how the Berenstain Bears came about, currently their son Mike Berenstain is now writing the Berenstain Books.
Stan Berenstain was born on September 29, 1923, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while Jan Berenstain was born on July 26, 1923, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They both met during World War 2 in 1941 at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art serving as artists. Later on they both got married on, April 17, 1946. They had a son Mike Berenstain in 1951, they worked as cartoonists with several adult humor books and magazines.
Then they released the first book, The Big Honey Hunt, in 1962 which was a hit and they published several books including The Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight and The Berenstain Bears in the Dark which would be in the Berenstain Bears TV series in 1985.
Later on in 1995 they released The Berenstain Bears Get in a Fight and in 1996 released The Berenstain Bears in the Dark by Brøderbund and Living Books. They also rebooted The Berenstain Bears TV series in 2003.
They continued to write books until Stan died from Cancer on November 26, 2005 at age 82 in Solebury Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.. Seven years later Jan died from a massive stroke on February 24, 2012 at age 88 Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Their son Mike Berenstain has since carried on the Berenstain Bears franchise.