Andy is hoping for a toy rocket ship for his birthday. When Grandma sends a teddy bear instead, he is unhappy and disappointed. But a nightmare adventure turns Andy and the teddy bear, Arthur into fast friends. First published in 1978, Ginnie Hofmann's story of 'Who Wants an Old Teddy Bear?' lead to four more books, all of them starring Andy and Arthur in their further adventures Now back in print, and collected together for the first time, this charming quintet of stories, told in simple language and accompanied by Ms Hofmann's appealing artwork, is sure to delight a new generation of young readers.