Little Polar Bear and the Brave Lit
Publication Date: August 1998
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All is quiet at the North Pole when Lars, the Little Polar Bear, hears a faint whimper. He finds and rescues Hugo, a scared little hare, who has fallen into a hole in the ice. The two share an adventurous day -- running races, getting lost in a snowstorm, visiting a polar research station. Lars teases Hugo for being so timid, calling him a scaredyhare." But when Lars lands himself in trouble, Hugo shows just how brave he can be. By the time they get back home, Lars has made a lifelong friend and learned what it's like to be afraid.
Originally published as an easy-to-read book, this charming story of bravery and friendship is newly adapted into a picture book for younger children to enjoy.
Hans de Beer was born in Muiden, a small town near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. He studied illustration at the Rietveld Academy of Art in Amsterdam. Hans de Beer's Little Polar Bear books enjoy great international success. They have been published in 18