“I love, love, love children's literature that comes to life and Rachel LaMar goes one step further in bringing teddy bears to life in her book, "Bennie Bear's Dream". This book is un’bear’ably loveable.” Dr. Simon Mills, children's book author.

“What a delightful and sweet story! Bennie is dreaming of his forever child, much like every foster child is dreaming of a forever home. In the end, all we ever need is someone to love!” Arlene Lieberman, Chairman of the Board for Walden Family Services, a Southern CA Foster Care & Adoption Agency

"What a beautiful book!! We all loved it SO much! I totally cried...seriously. It's so sweet."  Julia G., mother of two

"This is a wonderful bedtime story for young children. The pictures are beautiful and the story touches the heart. I bought it as a gift for a mother-to-be and she loved it!" Aileen

"Beautiful touching adoption/foster-related story fully available to children of all ages to comprehend with gorgeous illustrations. A story of fulfilled hope. My grandchildren loved it." B.R.

"Rachel captures the spirit of hope in this cute well illustrated children book! Buy - you will love it!" Alix K.

"This book uses a sweet and approachable story to teach children about persistence and optimism. It also draws a lovely parallel between Bennie's dream of going home with a real boy or girl, and foster children waiting for their forever home." M. Evans

"I bought this book for my niece and nephew, and they absolutely loved it and I especially loved the message. What a wonderful way to instill great values into the minds of the new generation! Highly recommend!" Kevin K.

"What an adorable story with such an important message! You did an amazing job!" Irina S.

"What a beautiful book! Thank you for spreading the word about the importance of finding forever homes for foster kids everywhere!! I bought your book for our school library!❤️" D. Bundtzen

"My niece and nephew (ages 4 and 6) loved this sweet story. A lovely book about the value of persistence, and a reminder to little ones that there are children who live in tougher circumstance than their own. Bennie is very lovable." Patricia V.


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