Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice (Science Comics Series)

Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice (Science Comics Series)

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Overview

Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Living with super insulated bodies in a world that's melting? For polar bears, keeping cool is the name of the game!

Get ready to explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, Science Comics is for you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626728240
Publisher: First Second
Publication date: 12/31/2018
Series: Science Comics Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 189,418
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jason Viola grew up in Massachusetts, spending many afternoons drawing comic strips about birds and cats. He went to college in Buffalo, New York, where he met his wife Rebecca. They both help organize the Boston-area comics convention MICE and like spending their time hiking and cooking together. These days, Jason enjoys reading to his son and looks forward to teaching him all about polar bears.

Zack Giallongo is a teacher, podcaster, and cartoonist with several books under his belt including Star Wars Doodles, Ewoks: Shadows of Endor, the Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue series, and his original graphic novel, Broxo, which was a New York Times bestseller. He forages for food in the sometimes-quite-brisk landscapes of New England.

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Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice (Science Comics Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
I really like the Science Comic Series. They cover many subject matters, but this one is about Polar Bears as well as what it takes to survive in the high north. It shares information about the formation of ice, the melting of the polar ice caps and global warming as well as what we can do to stop it. We learn about a polar bear family, how they live, what they eat, how they hunt and more. Buckle up as you read this adventure about Anik, Isla and their mother. Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With the assistance of their mother they learn polar bear biology and behaviour, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Each season brings different challenges and changes in their way of life. We learn about the family unit and why their father is not with them. Even though Isla feels bad for the seals they are hunting, her mother shares that they do not feel what is happening and that they all love the seals, they love them so much they want them inside them. This book shares a lot of information about Polar Bears in a cute and competitive way between siblings. I learned a few things from this book that I did not know about the polar ice caps or polar bears. The graphics are well done. They are not too scary, but the bears are definitely wild animals and although the cubs are cute, they are not pictured as pets. The graphics add greatly to the text and information shared. A great addition to a school, classroom or public library. The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book upon my request. The rating, ideas and opinions shared are my own.