Description - Face to Face with Grizzlies by Joel Sartore
Ever been face-to-face with a grizzly bear? Joel Sartore has--and he lived to tell this and other great tales in Face to Face with Grizzlies. Through stunning photography and engaging storytelling, this National Geographic expert takes you into the bears' world. Witness a mother bear charge a human intruder. Watch male bears battle. Find out the grizzly's idea of a fast-food take-out. Joel Sartore invites young readers to coexist with this fearsome bear. With practical "how-to" sidebars, he shares secrets of photographing the bears in the field, tells how to find out more about their plight, and shows how we can all help in their fight for survival. Along with his vast experience and knowledge, Joel Sartore's contagious passion for the grizzly shines through every page of this fascinating book.
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(262mm x 259mm x 9mm)
National Geographic Society
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US Kirkus Review »
Tracking grizzlies from Alaska to the Rocky Mountains, a frequent National Geographic photographer, in a first book for children, gives young readers a first-hand account of daily life of these huge endangered mammals. Photos take center stage, showing bears eating, greeting, sleeping and playing with their cubs. While much of his narrative is in a friendly, personal tone, the author stresses the need to protect the environment of the bear, shows the much diminished range of grizzlies and provides brief facts, a glossary and further reading. Side panels give tips for readers who travel beyond the armchair - for example "How to Not Get Eaten by a Grizzly." A glossy picture essay that young nature fans will enjoy browsing. (Nonfiction. 8-12) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Joel Sartore
Joel Sartore is an acclaimed nature photographer and his 20 years in the field include 14 with the National Geographic Society. His assignments have taken him everywhere from the Amazon rain forests to Alaska to Yellowstone Park.