Entries Tagged as 'Polar Bears'

Wild About Bears

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Proving that bears are much more than inspiration for cuddly stuffed animals to fall asleep with, Wild About Bears, a beautiful nonfiction children’s book by Jeannie Brett, sets out to educate readers about the eight different species of bear around the world. The goal is two-fold: first, to entertain with interesting facts and gorgeous watercolors of […]

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The Last Polar Bear

January 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor, the team responsible for The Wolves Are Back, bring us an Arctic tale. The Last Polar Bear focuses upon young Tigluk, who encounters a polar bear in his Arctic village. Ignoring the warnings of the adult villagers, Tigluk has a close encounter with the bear, named Nanuq. Realizing he has […]

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The Snow Bear

December 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By ROBYN MOORE The Snow Bear is a beautiful wintry tale of a polar bear cub who awakens from hibernation with his mother nowhere in sight. So with the help of his forest friends—Ox, Goose, Moose, Fox, Wolf, and Rabbit—he decides to build a mother bear out of snow to keep him company. Together, […]

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The Earth Book: Two Perspectives

November 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

There are so many interesting kids books in the world that our contributors don’t often double up on a title — but in this case, they did.  First, read Jennifer’s review of The Earth Book by Todd Parr.  Then keep on reading for a different take from Carolyn. Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Todd Parr does […]

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