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April 2016 Teddy Bear Magazine

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Valerie Rogers

Publisher/Executive Editor of the original online teddy bear magazine,
since 2005

Welcome to the wonderful world of teddy bear making, collecting and reading our online teddy bear magazine!


We are celebrating being 11 years old!


We offer a very Special Thank you’s to all who contribute to Bears&Buds; our artists, collectors, readers, advertisers, cub reporters, writers and digital imaging creators. And to all of you who keep this hobby exciting, on the cutting edge, fun, friendly and thriving.


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We have always been a "green" magazine, by being an online magazine and not a printed publication which helps our planet's environment.

The articles, features, products and links found on Bears&Buds do not constitute endorsement or guarantee of artist's workmanship or merchandise quality. The informative articles are designed to enrich the reader's knowledge and to introduce the many talented and varied artists-members that make up the teddy bear world. Bears&Buds is not responsible for errors or omission. If you find a broken link, please email us.
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