Face to Face with Polar Bears (Hardcover)

By Norbert Rosing, Elizabeth Carney

National Geographic Society, 9781426301391, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2007

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Description

The ferocious, snarling beast closing in on you fast has a toothache. In the white wastelands of the Arctic, there is nowhere to hide. Where is that helicopter?
Despite surviving this nightmare, award-winning photographer Norbert Rosing loves the charming, playful side of the polar bear. Yes, they slashed his tires, but mankind is now ruining their climate and environment. Surely the bears' anger is understandable. Rosing's book connects children with the consequences of global warming, and gives practical advice on how to help save our white-furred friends.


About the Author

Norbert Rosing is a nature and wildlife photographer whose coverage has focused primarily on the Arctic, North American landscapes, and the national parks of Germany. In 1980, he published his first photograph in a German photo magazine. Since then Norbert has traveled to the Canadian Arctic, the Southwest of the United States, Germany's national parks, and the African savannas. He has won several awards for his photography, as well as for books and magazine articles in Germany and the United States. His images have been published in magazines all over the world, including National Geographic, GEO, and BBC Wildlife. Elizabeth Carney is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. She specializes in nonfiction children's books and science, math, and STEM-related magazines. Her author credits include Everything Big Cats; Everything Dolphins; Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move; and several titles in the National Geographic Face to Face and Readers series.
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