The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond

The Polar Bear

Written by Jenni Desmond
Illustrated by


The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond

A gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book about the polar bear, this is a factually accurate as well as a poetic exploration of polar bear bodies, habits, and habitats. Working in a painterly, expressive way, Jenni Desmond creates landscapes and creatures that are marked by atmosphere and emotion, telling a story about bears that engages the reader's interest in amazing facts as well as their deep sense of wonder. A graduate of the renowned MA program in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art (ARU), Jenni Desmond works from her studio in London, UK. This, her second book for Enchanted Lion, will be followed by one about elephants.


Following the success of 'The Blue Whale', Desmond has delivered another poignant and refreshing look at these magnificent animals, threatened with extinction. -- Picture Books Blogger

About the Author

Jenni Desmond

Jenni Desmond is an illustrator, artist and picture book author, working from a studio in a rattling railway arch in south London. She graduated with distinction from the Masters in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (APU). Her first picture book won the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again' Picture Book award 2013.

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48 pages


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Publication date

15th November 2016



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