The Dancing Bear
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The Dancing Bear

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A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller.High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 128 x 190 x 8mm | 40.82g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0006745113
  • 9780006745112
  • 5,753

About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include `Shadow', `A Medal for Leroy' and `Little Manfred'.His novel `War Horse' has been successfully adapted as a West End and Broadway theatre play and a major film by Steven Spielberg. A former Children's Laureate, Michael is also the co-founder, with his wife Clare, of the charity Farms for City Children.show more

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It's rare to find a story that combines so successfully a contemporary plot and modern morality with a feel for legend and fairy tale.She Magazineshow more

Rating details

860 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 26% (227)
4 30% (257)
3 33% (281)
2 8% (71)
1 3% (24)
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