The Polar Bear Explorers' Club

The Polar Bear Explorers' Club

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It sounded like a respectable and worthy enough death for an explorer - tumbling from an ice bridge to be impaled upon a mammoth tusk - but Stella really, really didn't want that to happen, just the same.

Join Stella Starflake Pearl and her three fellow explorers as they trek across the snowy Icelands and come face-to-face with frost fairies, snow queens, outlaw hideouts, unicorns, pygmy dinosaurs and carnivorous cabbages . . .

When Stella and three other junior explorers get separated from their expedition can they cross the frozen wilderness and live to tell the tale?

A gorgeously imaginative middle grade fantasy adventure combining the best of Peter Pan, Lemony Snicket, Northern Lights and Alice in Wonderland.

'A magical adventure of friendship, bravery and derring-do in a richly imagined world.' The Bookseller

'A fantastic frosty adventure.' Sunday Express

'Wintry, atmospheric, highly imaginative fantasy.' Metro

'The most huggable book of the year . . . An (iced) gem.' SFX
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 24mm | 338g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571332544
  • 9780571332540
  • 46,074

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A magical adventure of friendship, bravery and derring-do in a richly imagined world. The Bookseller
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About Alex Bell

Alex Bell has published novels and short stories for both adults and young adults including Frozen Charlotte. The Polar Bear Explorers' Club is her first foray into middle grade. She always wanted to be a writer but had several different back-up plans to ensure she didn't end up in the poor house first. After training as a lawyer, she now works at the Citizens Advice Bureau. Most of her spare time consists of catering to the whims of her Siamese cat.

Tomislav Tomic was born in 1977. He graduated from the Academy of fine arts in Zagreb (Croatia) in 2001. He started to publish his illustrations during his college days. He has illustrated a great number of books, picture books, schoolbooks and lot of covers for children books. So far he has worked with a lot of Croatian publishers and with some clients in United Kingdom. He lives and works in town of Zapresic, Croatia.
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Rating details

1,362 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 40% (540)
4 42% (573)
3 15% (202)
2 3% (40)
1 1% (7)
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