Jacob and the Polar Bears (2020)

Jacob and the Polar Bears At the secondhand store Jacob and his mother buy a good as new pair of pajamas decorated with tiny polar bears The proprietor half seriously warns Jacob that the bears are naughty and she gives him
  • Title: Jacob and the Polar Bears
  • Author: Janet Graber
  • ISBN: 9781931659000
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Hardcover
  • At the secondhand store, Jacob and his mother buy a good as new pair of pajamas decorated with tiny polar bears The proprietor half seriously warns Jacob that the bears are naughty, and she gives him a dingy stuffed polar bear named King to help keep them in line The value of this humble gift is poignantly illustrated as Jacob and his mother crunch home through the snoAt the secondhand store, Jacob and his mother buy a good as new pair of pajamas decorated with tiny polar bears The proprietor half seriously warns Jacob that the bears are naughty, and she gives him a dingy stuffed polar bear named King to help keep them in line The value of this humble gift is poignantly illustrated as Jacob and his mother crunch home through the snow and ice That night, Jacob is awakened by the tiny bears, who have escaped from his pajamas and are frolicking on his bed They insist they are going swimming and race out the front door, heading for the near frozen swimming hole Fearing for their safety they re so tiny , Jacob rushes to find King, who has meanwhile gotten into the bathtub, turned on the water, and become a real, full size polar bear Together they convince the tiny bears to return to the house, and after King gets back into the bathtub and shrinks down to a stuffed toy they play all night in the tub At breakfast in the morning, while his sister complains that Jacob has sprayed water all over the bathroom and his father observes that both Jacob and King seem quite clean, Jacob himself silently appreciates his pajamas and the magic fun they ve brought him Illustrated in a decorative style with lush, illustrative borders, Jacob carries a subtle, anti materialistic message about the value of imagination, as opposed to expensive things, as the key to exciting fun Author Biography Born in Northumberland, England during World War II, Janet Graber had an idyllic childhood nonetheless, playing around Hadrian s Wall, coastal castles, moors, streams, and flowering woodlands Raised on a literary diet rich in Beatrix Potter, Enid Blyton, Robert Louis Stevenson, and the Brontes, she heard the call to become a children s writer at an early age, but did not begin to study the craft seriously until she was nearly fifty Janet has lived in Colorado Springs, CO Brattleboro, VT Middletown, RI Placentia, CA the Twin Cities area of MN and Cheltenham and Newcastle upon Tyne, England She has worked in movie and television production, as a teacher and storyteller, and in social services for both children and the elderly A member of SCBWI, she has been published in Cricket magazine Sandra Salzillo Shields is a holistic counselor, running the Community Resource Renewal Center in Portsmouth, RI An art educator most of her adult life, she often uses art as a therapeutic tool in her counseling practice A freelance illustrator as well, she has designed cards, calendars, and posters and illustrated four books in addition to Jacob and the Polar Bears Sandy is married and the mother of a 16 year old daughter, and is a near neighbor of David Macaulay.
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    One Reply to “Jacob and the Polar Bears”

    1. A sweet imaginative tale about a young boy, his new polar bear pajamas and the stuffed polar bear that keeps them all in line Spend an adventurous night with Jacob as he does all he can to bring back all one hundred and seventy two polar bears to his pajamas A fun tale to embark on our learning of the Canadian Polar Bear on the Toonie.

    2. The illustrations leave A LOT to be desired if you ask me but the story itself is so cute, very imaginative

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