Entries Tagged as 'Wendell Minor'

Wild Orca: The Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World

November 18th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

WILD ORCA is a beautiful picture book filled with anticipation, drama, and a surprising amount of orca information. Told through the perspective of Mia, a young girl who awaits a familiar pod’s arrival. The pod, led by an ancient orca called Granny, hasn’t been seen for many seasons, and Mia is concerned that something is […]

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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 Wolves Are Back

March 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author Jean Craighead George and artist Wendell Minor have teamed up to bring us the beautifully illustrated tale in The Wolves Are Back.  Using the story of a male wolf and his pup to trace the re-introduction of wolves in Yellowstone, they also have provided a chance to explore the backstory […]

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