Charlie Bears and author of the Alice's Bear Shop stories; Rikey Austin have created a magical collection of the book characters that Rikey first wrote about over 20 years ago. Rikey's books tell the stories of these characters and how they made their way to Alice's Bear Shop.
Woodroffe was the first bear that Alice and her Mum repaired, which led to the opening of Alice's Bear Shop and Hospital For Poorly Bears, so this handsome old bear was really the beginning of the Alice's Bear Shop story.
Charlie Bears' Woodroffe is a delightful teddy bear made from dense light brown plush and he has large stitched feet. His muzzle is carefully shaved to show the darker backing fabric and he has a hand embroidered nose and large boot button eyes. He wears a smart burgundy waistcoat and has a gentle tilt growler.
Charlie Bears was founded by keen bear enthusiasts Charlotte and William Morris in November 2005. The company is based in Launceston in Cornwall and its motto is "There is always room for one more bear!”
Before Richard Steiff's revolutionary invention of joints to make teddy bears move, wheels on a frame were used. The bear on wheels was produced as early as 1894 and have been found to be made as big as 100cm. This delightful 17cm replica of the bear on wheels is of...
Steiff's charming 1909 replica teddy bear is made from the finest brown mohair, and he exudes the character of the bears from a period of Steiff's history which would have been witness to visits by Margarete Steiff to the factory. This exquisite replica has been stuffed with wood shavings and...
This traditional Steiff teddy bear is made from blond mohair. Based on an original 1909 design, he is supplied in a complimentary Steiff gift box as shown. Size: 35cm / 14 inches with growler 5-way jointed Age: 14+ Surface washable Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and...