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A Pair of Polar Bears: Twin Cubs Find a Home at the San Diego Zoo

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andlt;bigandgt;TWIN POLAR BEAR CUBSandlt;/bigandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Kalluk and Tatqiq were only three months old when they were found orphaned in Alaska. Together they were brought to the World-Famous San Diego Zoo to be cared for. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; From the cubs' first tentative months in the zoo's infirmary to their home in the Polar Bear Plunge, this book chronicles the twins' development with exclusive photographs from the zoo and Joanne Ryder's poetic, informative text. Playful and curious, Kalluk and Tatqiq have won the hearts of more than three million people who visit the zoo each year. Whether they're diving into the water, rolling in the dirt, or sliding down a snowdrift, these adorable bears will charm readers of all ages.

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TWIN POLAR BEAR CUBS

Kalluk and Tatqiq were only three months old when they were found orphaned in Alaska. Together they were brought to the World-Famous San Diego Zoo to be cared for.

From the cubs' first tentative months in the zoo's infirmary to their home in the Polar Bear Plunge, this book chronicles the twins' development with exclusive photographs from the zoo and Joanne Ryder's poetic, informative text. Playful and curious, Kalluk and Tatqiq have won the hearts of more than three million people who visit the zoo each year. Whether they're diving into the water, rolling in the dirt, or sliding down a snowdrift, these adorable bears will charm readers of all ages.

Synopsis:

Filled with exclusive full-color photos from the world-famous San Diego Zoo and told in evocative prose, this is the true, uplifting story of two orphaned polar bear cubs that were rescued in 2001 from northern Alaska.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Joanne Ryderandlt;/bandgt; is the award-winning author of numerous children's books about the natural world, including andlt;Iandgt;Little Panda: The World Welcomes Hua Mei at the San Diego Zooandlt;/iandgt;. Some of her other books include andlt;Iandgt;Bears Out Thereandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;Chipmunk Songandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;Iandgt;The Snail's Spellandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;White Bear, Ice Bearandlt;/iandgt;. Before becoming a full-time writer, Joanne worked as a children's book editor in New York City. She lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689858710
Author:
San Diego Zoo, World-Famous
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Photographer:
San Diego Zoo, World-Famous
Photographer:
San Diego Zoo
Author:
World-Famous San Diego Zoo
Author:
San Diego Zoo, World-Famous
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Infancy
Subject:
Polar bear
Subject:
San Diego Zoo.
Subject:
Polar bear - Infancy
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Publication Date:
February 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c illus andamp; jkt
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in 15.225 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
4-8

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Product details 32 pages Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - English 9780689858710 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , TWIN POLAR BEAR CUBS

Kalluk and Tatqiq were only three months old when they were found orphaned in Alaska. Together they were brought to the World-Famous San Diego Zoo to be cared for.

From the cubs' first tentative months in the zoo's infirmary to their home in the Polar Bear Plunge, this book chronicles the twins' development with exclusive photographs from the zoo and Joanne Ryder's poetic, informative text. Playful and curious, Kalluk and Tatqiq have won the hearts of more than three million people who visit the zoo each year. Whether they're diving into the water, rolling in the dirt, or sliding down a snowdrift, these adorable bears will charm readers of all ages.

"Synopsis" by , Filled with exclusive full-color photos from the world-famous San Diego Zoo and told in evocative prose, this is the true, uplifting story of two orphaned polar bear cubs that were rescued in 2001 from northern Alaska.
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