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Polar Bears

Polar Bears

by Wendy Pfeffer

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 2-5Dramatic full-color photographs fill the pages of this large book and serve as a stunning backdrop to the brief text that tells of the first years in the life of a pair of polar bear cubs. Basic physical facts about these arctic animals are covered both in the text and in a two-page addendum of miscellaneous "Bear Facts," but the focus is on this harsh and spectacular environment, and the adaptation that allows survival in a world that is frozen for most of the year. While some readers may be frustrated by questions that encourage them to spot bears thoroughly hidden in the snow, the storylike quality of the narration will appeal to new or reluctant readers. Use this as a read-aloud for younger children or market it as nature photography for older ones. "Creatures in White" is a promising new series.Susan Oliver, Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library System, FL

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Silver Burdett Press
Publication date:
Creatures in White Series
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 11.91(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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