Tag Archives: Polar Bears

Polar Bear Island – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Polar Bear Island Written by: Lindsay Bonilla Illustrated by: Cinta Villalobos Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, October 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: polar bears, immigration, inclusion, embracing difference, xenophobia, penguins   Opening: POLAR BEAR ISLAND was peaceful and predictable. Parker, the mayor, planned … Continue reading

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The Last Polar Bear – Perfect Picture Book Friday

This is my last picture book in the series of books I wanted to suggest as part of your Earth Day celebrations next Wednesday. Title: The Last Polar Bear Written by: Jean Craighead George Illustrated by: Wendell Minor Published by: Harper, 2009 Themes/Topics: polar bears, … Continue reading

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Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I have a soft spot for polar bears and was saddened by the death two winters ago of the world’s most famous polar bear, Knut. His death posed once again  the ethical quandary of should man keep and raise animals … Continue reading

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