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Polar Bears

Series: Animal Predators Volume: 6

By: Sandra Markle (Author)

40 pages, colour photos

Lerner Books

Paperback | May 2008 | #214396 | ISBN-13: 9781580134163
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NHBS Price: £7.99 $10/€9 approx

About this book

Some of the fiercest and most skilled hunters in the world, polar bears use stealth, power, and a strong sense of smell to stalk and kill their prey. Watch these lethal animals as they grow from small cubs into full-grown bears – honing the instincts and skills they'll need to become ferocious predators.

Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links. 

Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.

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