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Polar Bear, Arctic Hare

Poems of the Frozen North

Eileen Spinelli, Eugenie Fernandes (Illustrator)


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Hardcover (3/1/2007)


The Arctic may be a cold and unforgiving place, but it teems with wildlife, from the humble orange-golden bumblebee to the majestic beluga whale. Eileen Spinelli's poems, spanning the four seasons, beautifully capture the splendor of these creatures, in the wild, icy landscape of the frozen North.

Praise For Polar Bear, Arctic Hare: Poems of the Frozen North

"Such light, inventive, easy-to-understand poetry is worth reading, either alone or aloud. (endnotes)" —Kirkus Reviews

"The rhythmic poems in this picture-book collection combine simple wordplay with exciting biological fact. . . . Offers plenty to read aloud and talk about in classes across the curriculum." —Booklist

"Well paced, with a strong relationship between illustration and poetry, this book will help children understand this vital ecosystem and the beauty of its wildlife." —School Library Journal

Wordsong, 9781629791128, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

About the Author

Since Eileen Spinelli's debut in 1991 with Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, an IRA/CBC Children's Choice book and Christopher Award winner, she has gone on to author numerous picture books, poetry collections, and chapter books, including the best-selling When Mama Comes Home Tonight, and the critically acclaimed Sophie's Masterpiece. She lives with her husband in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Eugenie Fernandes has illustrated more than one hundred books for children, including The Mouse Was Out at Recess. She lives in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.