WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                             CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
                         TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
                     November 15, 2005 (November 10, 2005)

                           Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

        Delaware                      001-32320               43-1883836
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     (State or Other                 (Commission             (IRS Employer
     Jurisdiction of                 File Number)          Identification No.)

        1954 Innerbelt Business Center Drive                     63114
                St. Louis, Missouri                          --------------
      ----------------------------------------                 (Zip Code)
      (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

                                 (314) 423-8000
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of
              Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

     On November 10, 2005, Mr. Coleman Hollis Peterson was elected to the board
of directors of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (the "Company") by the board. Mr.
Peterson will serve as a Class I director and his term will expire at the 2008
annual meeting of stockholders of the Company.
     There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Peterson and any other
person pursuant to which Mr. Peterson was elected as a director. Mr. Peterson
will serve as member and Chairman of the Compensation Committee and member of
the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
     The Company is not aware of any transactions, proposed transactions, or
series of either to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries was or is to be
a party, in which the amount involved exceeds $60,000 and in which Mr. Peterson
had, or will have, a direct or indirect material interest. 

Item 7.01.    Regulation FD Disclosure.
     On November 15, 2005, the Company issued a press release announcing the
election of Mr. Peterson as a director. A copy of the press release is furnished
as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein. The description
of the press release contained herein is qualified in its entirety by the full
text of such exhibit.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits

Exhibit Number    Description of Exhibit
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99.1              Press Release dated November 15, 2005



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                              BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP, INC.

Date: November 15, 2005                       By:     /s/ Tina Klocke
                                              Name:   Tina Klocke
                                              Title:  Chief Financial Bear, 
                                                      Secretary and Treasurer


                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number    Description of Exhibit
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99.1              Press Release dated November 15, 2005