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Ice bear : in the steps of the polar bear

Author: Nicola Davies; Gary Blythe
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2005.
Series: Read, listen & wonder.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Describes how the polar bear, also called Nanuk, thrives in the Arctic and explains the lessons that the Inuit people have learned from watching the creature. Huge, magnificent, and solitary, a polar bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter, tireless swimmer, tender mother, gentle playmate, she is superbly adapted for surviving, even thriving, in this harsh and icy climate. Written in poetic language  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Davies; Gary Blythe
ISBN: 0763627593 9780763627591 9780763638788 0763638781
OCLC Number: 58563222
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Series Title: Read, listen & wonder.
Other Titles: In the steps of the polar bear
Responsibility: Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Gary Blythe.
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Describes how the polar bear, also called Nanuk, thrives in the Arctic and explains the lessons that the Inuit people have learned from watching the creature. Huge, magnificent, and solitary, a polar bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter, tireless swimmer, tender mother, gentle playmate, she is superbly adapted for surviving, even thriving, in this harsh and icy climate. Written in poetic language interspersed with fascinating facts, Nicola Davies' breathtaking tale of this massive, stark white animal is brought to life in striking paintings by Gary Blythe. Just as the Inuit people have watched and learned from this amazing creature for generations, readers are invited to witness the majesty of ice bear.

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