Nanuk the Ice Bear

By WINTER, Jeanette

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ISBN
9781481446679
Publisher
S. & S. Beach Lane


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2016  |  Picture Books

PreS-Gr 1—Unassuming yet captivating illustrations set the mood in this picture book about a polar bear's life. Each page is adorned with a bottom border of waves, which incrementally rise as the story continues, and the color scheme changes from pale blues to varying shades of purples and pinks. The action of the story takes plac...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2016

Nanuk the Ice Bear lives "at the top of the world." Nanuk's life is pretty standard, as far as polar bear existence goes: some hunting, finding a mate (as Winter calls it, "the dance of courtship"), hibernation. Eventually Nanuk gives birth to cubs and shows them the ways of her "quiet white world." But there is cause for concern in Nanuk's changing environment: "The ice is melting. The sea is rising. Soon there will be no place to hunt." The story ends with Nanuk dreaming a hopeful dream of a snowy future. Wint...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Polar bear Nanuk shows her cubs the ways of her "quiet white world." But there is cause for concern: "The ice is melting. The sea is...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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