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Fraser Bear

A Cub's Life

Regular price $12.95
Details
  • ISBN: 9781926812953
  • Tags: Children's Books, Maggie de Vries, Renn+AOk Benoit, Renné Benoit,
  • Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Published On: 3/30/2012
  • 48 Pages
Description

A beautifully illustrated nature story of a bear cub's life in the Pacific Northwest, from a multi-award-winning team, Fraser Bear is the exciting and moving story of a black bear cub's dangers and adventures in his first two years, uniting the intertwined cycles of bear and fish. A map, facts about bears and salmon, and a letter from the Pacific Salmon Foundation complete this true-to-life nature story for young readers.

This book is based on the top-selling plush toy created by Pacific Salmon Foundation and Rocky Mountaineer Vacations.

Maggie de Vries is the author of several children's books, including Hunger Journeys, Chance and the Butterfly, and Tale of a Great White Fish, a Silver Birch Honour Book and winner of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize. Her adult non-fiction title Missing Sarah was shortlisted for a Governor General's Award and won the inaugural George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in B.C. Literature. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Renne Benoit is an award-winning artist who has illustrated many books for children, including Fraser Bear, Boy in Motion, Jason's Journey, and Goodbye to Griffith Street, which won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize. She lives in southern Ontario with her husband and her two dogs.