The Last Polar Bear

The Last Polar Bear

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Bestselling duo Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor team up to show young readers the natural world. The Last Polar Bear is a poignant tale about a boy desperate to save one of the last polar bears in the rapidly changing Arctic environment. Can Tigluk and his grandmother help the young cub who lost his mother? Frequent collaborators Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor present another beautiful and moving picture book to join their well-received books Everglades and Galapagos George. Supports the Common Core State Standards
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 254 x 254 x 5.08mm | 165g
  • KATHERINE TEGEN BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0061240699
  • 9780061240690
  • 759,152

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The world is warming, and the ice is melting.

Tigluk must save the last polar bear.

From master storyteller Jean Craighead George, with art from the critically acclaimed Wendell Minor.
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About Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning, Noon, and Night; and Galapagos George. Wendell Minor has illustrated numerous award-winning picture books, including Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin, Galapagos George by Jean Craighead George, and If You Were a Panda Bear by his wife, Florence Minor. Mr. Minor's art has been exhibited at the Norman Rockwell Museum, among other prestigious institutions throughout the country. He lives in rural Connecticut with Florence and their two cats.
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Rating details

106 ratings
3.54 out of 5 stars
5 18% (19)
4 34% (36)
3 36% (38)
2 9% (10)
1 3% (3)
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