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Red Tuque Books Inc.  9780968895702
Title: In The Path of Great Bear
Author: Carol McTavish, Lori Nunn
ISBN: 9780968895702
Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: McTavish & Nunn
Series:Mountain Magic - A Wilderness Series
Series Number:1
Pages:24
Format: Saddle Stitch
Size: 10 x 8
Price: 12.95

Description:
Learn how to respect bear habitat to be safe in a grizzly bear's space. This book is about finding ways for both humans and wildlife to exist together in harmony. Sidebars written in rhyme teach factual information to children in a fun way!

In the Path of Great Bear is a story of Katie, an adventurous young girl, who rides her new bike up a mountain trail. Focusing on her ride she does not notice the 'bear signs' and startles a bear feeding on buffalo berries. The bear investigates the source of his disturbance and departs into the woods. When Katie retraces her tracks she finally sees all the signs the bear had left on the trail. The next day she rides to her secret spot on a mountain slope. While she is enjoying the view, she notices the bear far across the valley. She leaves the valley for the day so that the bear can have his space. Later that day, the bear wanders up to his favourite rub tree that happens to be Katie's secret spot.

Katie learns to recognize the bear's sign

Review - 'Award winning children's series by Canadian writer/illustrator team Carol McTavish, Lori Nunn and Linden Wentzloff will grab and hold the attention of young readers' - Julie Burtinshaw for suite101.com