Polar Bear Son


In this traditional Inuit folktale, an old woman solves her loneliness when she raises a polar bear as her own son. Since the bear is a good hunter, the jealous villagers threaten its life and force him to leave his ‘mother’ and return to the wilderness.

This inspiring tale with great illustrations offers a look into the Inuit culture from days gone by.

  • 37 pages
  • Ages: 5-7, 8-12
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An Inuit traditional tale about an old woman that takes in a baby Polar Bear cub whose mother has been killed.

The story is poignant and illustrations are gentle. This picture book would support upper elementary grades learning about First Nations.

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Weight .182 kg
Dimensions 26.2 × 23.0 × 0.4 cm
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