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.
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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.About the Author:
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 Sierra by Diane Siebert, Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin, and America the Beautiful, based on the poem by Katharine Lee Bates. Mr. Minor's art has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Norman Rockwell Museum, among other prestigious institutions. He lives in rural Connecticut with his wife and their two cats, Cindercat and Sofie.
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Book Group, New York, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Minor, Wendell (illustrator). 1st Edition. 1st edition/1st printing. Dj wrapped in mylar. Book plate signed by author and illustrator. Laura Geringer Books. Tigluk and his grandmother paddle out into the Arctic Ocean, where they find a young polar bear whose mother has died because of the changes brought about by the warming climate, and they bring the cub back to their town so they can teach it how to survive in a changing world. Book Plate Signed By Author an. Bookseller Inventory # 8370
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