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The last bear

Gold, HannahPinfold, Levi(Illustrated by)
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Imagine making friends with a polar bear… The Last Bear is perfect for readers of 8+, beautifully illustrated throughout by Levi Pinfold WINNER OF THE 2022 BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD WINNER OF THE 2022 WATERSTONES CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR CHILDREN’S FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2022 ’This is an important first novel, important for us, for polar bears, for the planet.

It is deeply moving, beautifully told, quite unforgettable’ Michael Morpurgo There are no polar bears left on Bear Island.

At least, that’s what April’s father tells her when his scientific research takes them to this remote Arctic outpost for six months.

But one endless summer night, April meets one. He is starving, lonely and a long way from home. Determined to save him, April begins the most important journey of her life . . . This moving story will win the hearts of children the world over and show them that no one is too young or insignificant to make a difference.

The Last Bear is a celebration of the love between a child and an animal, a battle cry for our world and an irresistible adventure with a heart as big as a bear’s. ‘A dazzling debut . . . A magical, confidently told story – with beautiful illustrations by Levi Pinfold’ The Times Hannah Gold's book The Last Bear was a No.2 Sunday Times bestseller w/c 18-04-2022. FINDING BEAR, the irresistible sequel to THE LAST BEAR, is available now

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HarperCollins
000841131X / 9780008411312
Paperback
823.92
06/01/2022
United Kingdom
English
316 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
20 cm
Quiz No: 240982, Points 6.00, Book Level 5.60,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2021.