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Tooga : the story of a polar bear

Author: Shirley Woods; Muriel Wood
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the coast of northern Labrador, a polar bear mother teaches her young how to hunt and survive. Just when the young male is ready to hunt for himself, he becomes trapped on an ice floe that drifts hundreds of miles south and into unfamiliar territory.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Woods; Muriel Wood
ISBN: 155041898X 9781550418989 1550419005 9781550419009
OCLC Number: 55682922
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Mother bear --
Bear is born --
Leaving the den --
On the bay --
Pack ice --
Danger looms --
Outermost island --
Adrift --
Sandwich bay --
Trek home --
Author's note --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Shirley Woods ; illustrated by Muriel Wood.

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During a cold night in December on the coast of northern Labrador, a female polar bear gives birth to her young. Over the next year the young bears, Tooga and his sister Apoon, have much to learn.  Read more...

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"Stories told from an animal's perspective can either be wonderfully engaging or rapidly tiresome. Shirley Woods manages to pull it off beautifully in Tooga: The Story of A Polar Bear" -- January Read more...

 
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