Eat Like A Bear

Eat Like A Bear

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Follows a bear from the time she emerges from her den in April after four months without food, through months of eating fish, ants, and huckleberries, to midwinter when the arrival of two cubs interrupts her long winter's rest. Includes facts about brown (grizzly) bears of the Yellowstone National Park/Glacier National Park region.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805090390
0805090398
Branch Call Number: J 599.784 SAY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Jenkins, Steve 1952-- Illustrator

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ChristchurchKids Dec 26, 2013

Doesn't a snack of live ants sound delicious after a long nap? It does if you're a grizzly bear. Using rhythmic, descriptive language that's just right for a read-aloud, this engrossing picture book follows a single bear from spring to winter as she scratches, chomps, claws, and crunches all sorts of tasty plants and prey. The final pages offer additional facts for inquisitive readers, and the eye-catching torn-paper illustrations are a delight (especially the fuzzy-looking bears). Fans of this author/illustrator duo may also enjoy their previous book Vulture View.

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JoCoLibrary6by6 Dec 26, 2013

Nonfiction books naturally encourage discussion while providing unique, subject-specific vocabulary. As this grizzly bear searches for food during her awake months - April through November - you'll see and hear words like parsnip, sedges, thrashes, talus, and snout. An added bonus are the outstanding torn paper illustrations by Steve Jenkins.

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