Joy of Bears

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A collection of breathtaking images and thought-provoking words that is sure to bring joy to your heart and enrich your spirit. Take an inspiring journey into the world of the Great Bear and discover the true and often unseen nature of blacks, grizzlies and polar bears.

In addition to the work of Sylvia Dolson, the book showcases a collection of images from world class photographers Nikolai Zinoviev, Michael Poliza, Matthias Breiter, Dennis Fast, and Paul Nicklen. You'll find ...

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Overview

A collection of breathtaking images and thought-provoking words that is sure to bring joy to your heart and enrich your spirit. Take an inspiring journey into the world of the Great Bear and discover the true and often unseen nature of blacks, grizzlies and polar bears.

In addition to the work of Sylvia Dolson, the book showcases a collection of images from world class photographers Nikolai Zinoviev, Michael Poliza, Matthias Breiter, Dennis Fast, and Paul Nicklen. You'll find quotes from spiritual leaders, the world's top scientists, animal advocates, and other celebrated masters such as the Dalai Lama, Dr. Steven Herrero, Charles Darwin, Joseph Campbell and Aristotle among many others.

This feel-good book is a must-have for animal lovers and a great coffee table piece sure to bring joy, smiles, and conversation to guests in your home. Celebrate all that is wild!

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What People Are Saying

Marc Bekoff
"Joy of Bears shows us just how much we can learn from other animals when we allow them to tell us who they are. Read it and share widely. Not only will you come to appreciate bears more than ever, but you'll also come to cherish the fascinating world of animals and the beautiful landscapes in which they live. --Marc Bekoff, author of numerous books, evolutionary biologist, professor emeritus at University of Colorado
Rob Laidlaw
"A true celebration of the world of bears and the amazing environments they inhabit. With its stunning visuals and inspiring prose, the Joy of Bears will be treasured by anyone interested in wildlife and the natural world. A positive, very moving tribute to these astonishing animals." --Rob Laidlaw, Executive Director, Zoocheck, and award-winning children's author
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981381329
  • Publisher: Get Bear Smart Society
  • Publication date: 7/28/2013
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Author Sylvia Dolson is a naturalist, wildlife photographer and freelance writer whose passion for bears is equaled only by her quest to teach people about the true nature of these wonderful bruins. Her ultimate goal is for a greater coexistence — one in which people and bears live in harmony. Sylvia and her husband, Steve, live in Whistler, British Columbia, where they share their lives with their canine companion, Kia. Other books include Bear-ology: Fascinating Facts, Tales & Trivia and A Whistler Bear Story.
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