The Bear on the Moon by Joanne Ryder

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A celebrated author and an outstanding wildlife artist weave a spell of wonder as they create a mythic story of a brave white bear who swims to the edge of the sea, where the streamers of light reach up like a slowly moving staircase, all the way to the moon.

About Joanne Ryder

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Joanne Ryder studied journalism at Marquette University. For several years she was an editor of children's books in New York, before she quit to write full-time. Ryder is an award-winning author whose books offer a unique blend of poetry and science. Her Just for a Day series invites children into the world of wild animals, ranging from a sea otter to Tyrannosaurus rex. Ryder's book, The Snailżs Spell, won a New York Academy of Sciences Book Award. She has been named three times in the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by a joint committee of the Childrenżs Book Council and the National Science Teachers Association.
Published August 1, 1991 by William Morrow & Co. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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According to legend, the great white bears at the North Pole once spent all their time swimming in icy waters. Not until one adventurous bear swims to ``the place the sea touched the sky'' does everyt

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