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Masami S.C. is an award winning children's author/illustrator whose Brown Bear & Oofie books explore social issues children face in a simple and playful way.
Help your kids navigate society's questions with best friends Brown Bear & Oofie.

Masami S.C. has produced a very empowering, uplifting book filled with wisdom and confidence-building, as well as bright and colorful illustrations which bring the story to life."




Brown Bear & Oofie Present:
The Loss of a Loved One

Oofie,  comforts Brown Bear with different ideas about what happens when a loved one leaves our world after the death of Brown Bear's Grandma

Creative Child Magazine's:
2023 Book of the Year Award 
"Kids Books on Handling Family Loss"


Mom's Choice Awards:

"2022 Silver Medal Award" 


"The Loss of a Loved One" is honored to be awarded Book of the Year for the category: Kids books on handling family loss. 

Readers' Favorite Book Award Finalist
2019 Book of the Year Creative Child Awards 2019
Mom's Choice Awards 2019

An oldie but goodie!  "The Verbal Bully" has taken home the 2023 Honorable Mention for the Children's General book category!

2019 Mom's Choice Awards
2018 Preferred Choice Masami S.C.
Masami S.C. finalist Readers' Favorite 2019 International Book awards

"The Lost Identity" is honored to have been a Finalist in the Readers' Favorite 2019 International Book Awards

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Brown Bear and Oofie by Masami S.C.
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Masami S.C. Children's Books
About the Books' Style

Brown Bear and Oofie books have a very distinct style. Read why Masami S.C. chose the bright childlike format.


The Real Brown Bear & Oofie!!
Praise for Loss of a Loved One


"As a psychology graduate, I found this book to be an invaluable resource for anyone needing to help children understand death. I liked the way the book did not have a depressing feel to it and how it also had themes of friendship and empathy."
5 out of 5 Stars!

Sefina Hawke

Oofie by Masami S.C. kids author
Brown Bear by Masami S.C.
Parents, Teachers and Librarians!

Masami S.C. is available to speak at schools, libraries and events in the Las Vegas, Summerlin, Henderson and San Diego areas.
Contact her through this website for details.
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