While nearly everyone has a memory of their own favorite tattered teddy bear, the details of the day President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear have been lost to time. Now more than 100 years later, the legend that has grown around that fateful encounter will captivate you in this delightful tale. Artist Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen brings his magical touch to another great American legend with illustrations for the origins of America's favorite stuffed animal and how it got its name. Author Frank Murphy reveals the history and lucky timing of two candy store entrepreneurs who took a cartoon of President Roosevelt's warm-hearted gesture and turned it into a legend of the toy world. The Legend of the Teddy Bear will bring back memories of your own timeless well-loved "Teddy's" bear.