Author: Emma Chichester Clark (Author), Emma Chichester Clark (Illustrated by)
About the book:
A captivating, illustrated young fiction novel about a kind girl and a lost bear cub, with a classic feel from the much-loved, award-winning author-illustrator.
Are you brave enough to enter the Wild Bear Woods?
Polly Pecorino rescues animals, and she can talk to them too. She spends all of her time caring for those at Happy Days Zoo, where the devious owners, Mr and Mrs Snell, will do anything to make money. One day they steal a bear cub, certain that he will do wonders for ticket sales, but the ferocious bears living in Wild Bear Woods want their cub back. Will Polly be brave enough to stand up to the Snells and take Booboo, the bear cub, back where he belongs?
About the author:
Emma Chichester Clark was born in London but grew up in the countryside in Ireland. She studied at the Chelsea School of Art followed by the Royal College of Art where she was taught by Quentin Blake. She has written and illustrated many picture books, including the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo series, and has also produced illustrations for numerous magazines and book jackets. She lives between West London and Suffolk, and loves to take her dog Plum on long walks.