Children's LiteratureDid you know that grizzly bears got their name from their fur? The tips of the fur are white or silver, which gives their fur a grizzled look. Other fun facts to learn about the grizzly bear make this book an enjoyable and fascinating book to read. Children will be astonished to learn that grizzlies can weigh more than 800 pounds. This wonderful book also has facts about the food of grizzlies, where they live, where they grow up, and their enemies. Also in the book are stories about myths and legends about the grizzly, Web sites to help the reader know more about the grizzly, and a short quiz to test the reader's knowledge from the book. Wonderful photographs of the bears, their surroundings, and some other wildlife are included to give the reader a more realistic picture of the grizzly. This book is one in the "Amazing Animal" series. Teachers, parents, and children alike will enjoy reading about this great animal of North America. This book is easy to read and understand. It would be an excellent classroom tool. 2004, Weigl Publishers Inc, Ages 6 to 9.
Cathi I. White