I watched the derect to video package feature The Big Fat Fabulous Bear with my siblings yesterday I'm going to share you fellow members this rarity that I grew up with.

Janosh a children's book writer and illustrator produced an animated series based on his stories.
The Series is called Janoschs Traumstunde

Here is a youtube video of a english version of his book The Trip To Panama

Here is the animated adaptation in it's orginal german

The series got a rare english Dub,

more episodes can be found here at this link on the offical Jaosch YouTube channel