God Loves You Barnabas!—As Barnabas Bear walks through the Brookdale Wood, he notices the special talents of all his good friends. Mr. Beaver is good at woodworking and Sara Skunk is good at soccer. Barnabas has kind words for all of them. But then he wonders if God gave him any talents. His friends help him see what makes Barnabas a very special bear. This story, packed with humor and silliness, focuses on the daily life of Barnabas Bear and his group of friends that live in the Brookdale Wood.