The Polar Bear
Following on her gorgeous book, The Blue Whale, Desmond's The Polar Bear is exquisitely rendered, magnificent, and precise, with wonderful storytelling too. A gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book about the polar bear, this is a factually accurate as well as a poetic exploration of polar bear bodies, habits, and habitats. Working in a painterly, expressive way, Jenni Desmond creates landscapes and creatures that are marked by atmosphere and emotion, telling a story about bears that engages the reader's interest in amazing facts as well as their deep sense of wonder.
Grade Level: 3