All is quiet at the North Pole when Lars, the Little Polar Bear, hears a faint whimper. He finds and rescues Hugo, a scared little hare, who has fallen into a hole in the ice. The two share an adventurous day running races, getting lost in a snowstorm, visiting a polar research station. Lars teases Hugo for being so timid, calling him a scaredyhare." But when Lars lands himself in trouble, Hugo shows just how brave he can be. By the time they get back home, Lars has made a lifelong friend and learned what it's like to be afraid.
Originally published as an easy-to-read book, this charming story of bravery and friendship is newly adapted into a picture book for younger children to enjoy.
|Publisher:||North-South Books, Inc.|
|Series:||Little Polar Bear Series|
|Product dimensions:||8.76(w) x 11.59(h) x 0.35(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Hans de Beer was born in Muiden, a small town near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. He studied illustration at the Rietveld Academy of Art in Amsterdam. Hans de Beer's Little Polar Bear books enjoy great international success. They have been published in 18
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is great for young readers. One of my students recently picked it out to be read in his reading group. All the group members were captivated, making predictions, and eager to turn the page to check their prediction. They are excited to read other books in the series!!