Bears are incredible creatures! Did you know that they can sleep for months on end? Or that they hum when they are happy? Discover ten reasons why bears are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.
Catherine Barr is an ecologist who has been a journalist and editor, and worked for Greenpeace. She writes nonfi cti on that sparks questi ons and conversati ons. Her book The Story of Life: A First Book on Evoluti on (Frances Lincoln) was shortlisted for the English Associati on Picture Book Award and long listed for the School Library Associati on Informati on Book Awards. She lives in Wales.
Hanako Clulow left Japan in 1997 for Ireland, where she studied visual arts and English. She then headed to England to explore her passion for child psychology, obtaining a BSc in psychology from the University of London in 2007. While she was deeply fascinated by child psychology, her passion for the arts re-emerged, which led her to pursue life as an illustrator. Her work draws upon a broad range of interests such as nature, the animal kingdom, psychology, fantasy and her native culture.