The Snow Bear by Holly Webb

The Snow Bear

Written by Holly Webb
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A wonderful gentle story featuring a girl who wakes up to find herself in a world of ice with only a polar bear cub for company. Together they lose themselves in an enchanting journey through the wilderness - will she find her way back in time for Christmas?


The Snow Bear by Holly Webb

As the snow begins to fall just days before Christmas, Grandad helps Sara build an igloo in the garden, and Sara sculpts a small polar bear to watch over it. And what could be more exciting than sleeping outside under the stars? But when Sara awakes in the middle of the night, she finds the igloo is no longer in the garden but lost in a world of ice ...and her snow bear has transformed into a real live polar bear cub.

About the Author

Holly Webb

Holly Webb was born and grew up in south-east London, but spent a lot of time on the Suffolk coast. As a child, she had two dogs, a cat, and at one point, nine gerbils (an accident). At about ten, Holly fell in love with stories from Ancient Greek myths, which led to studying Latin and Greek, and eventually to reading Classics at university. She worked for five years as a children's fiction editor, before deciding that writing was more fun, and easier to do from a sofa. She started writing several years ago while working as a children’s books editor. She has written over ninety books including the Animal Stories, My Naughty Little Puppy and Maisie Hitchins series for Stripes Publishing. Holly has also written In The Clever Little Kitten for World Book Day and a sequel to The Secret Garden. Holly Webb lives in Berkshire with her husband, children and three cats.

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160 pages
Interest Age: From 6 to 8 years


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Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

6th October 2014




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