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Bears in the Forest

Written by Karen Wallace

Part of the Nature Storybooks Series

Bears in the Forest Synopsis

Welcome to the wonderful world of bears, told through story and song with Stephen Tompkinson. Deep in a forest cave, a mother bear gives birth to two tiny cubs. As they grow, she teaches them how to climb and fish, and all the things they need to know to survive in the wild. For one day, during the second summer, they will leave her to find homes of their own. In the accompanying CD (approx.15 minutes), actor Stephen Tompkinson explores the wonderful world of bears through information, music and story.

Bears in the Forest Press Reviews

Wallace follows a black bear mother and two cubs from the cubs' birth through their second summer . . . The book [conveys] a sense of bears' annual patterns and their protective mothering. * Booklist *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406318203
Publication date: 1st February 2009
Author: Karen Wallace
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 32 pages

About Karen Wallace

Karen Wallace was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. She has done many jobs in her life including working in public relations, running her own publishing company, making pizzas, singing in a cabaret act and a bluegrass band - but throughout her life she has always made up stories and wanted to be a writer. Her books include Bears in the Forest and Think of an Eel. Barbara Firth is a Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator and has worked on numerous picture books by Martin Waddell including the 1989 Kurt Maschler Award-winning The Park in the ...

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