Baby Black Bear

Overview


In the winter den a sleepy black bear mother cares for her three cubs. But while their mother still wants to nap, the babies are awake and full of energy. When at last their mother leaves the den to search for food, one cub can't wait any longer. So she steps out, followed by her brothers, to explore the sights, tastes and smells of an exciting - and sometimes scary - new world.

Did you know... bears prepare for winter by eating and eating. They may put on over two pounds (one ...

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Overview


In the winter den a sleepy black bear mother cares for her three cubs. But while their mother still wants to nap, the babies are awake and full of energy. When at last their mother leaves the den to search for food, one cub can't wait any longer. So she steps out, followed by her brothers, to explore the sights, tastes and smells of an exciting - and sometimes scary - new world.

Did you know... bears prepare for winter by eating and eating. They may put on over two pounds (one kilogram) of fat every day. If you wanted to eat as much, you would have to gobble down forty-three hamburgers and twelve large orders of fries...every day!

Baby Black Bear includes:

  • Simple, informative stories about the first year in a wild animal's life
  • Unique photographs taken in the wild
  • Index and Did You Know? section of unusual facts for parents and teachers
  • Complete Table of Contents for each section of the book and
  • Author and photographer biography
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554550975
  • Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/8/2008
  • Series: Nature Babies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 36
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Aubrey Lang has been a science writer and wildlife photographer for the past 25 years and a freelance writer for more than fifteen years.

Wayne Lynch began work as a full-time science writer and photographer in 1979. Today he is the author of numerous award-winning books and television documentaries, one of Canada's best-known and most widely published photographers, and a popular guest lecturer. His books include Wild Birds Across the Prairies, Mountain Bears, A is for Arctic, and Penguins of the World. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Table of Contents


Before You Begin     4
Winter Birthday     7
Mealtime     10
Housekeeping     12
Outside the Den     16
Moving Day     22
Bigger and Braver     33
Did You Know?     34
Index     35
Biographies     36
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