|aBaby black bear|ctext by Aubrey Lang ; photography by Wayne Lynch.
|aMarkham, Ont.|bFitzhenry & Whiteside|cc2008.
|a36 p.|bcol. ill.|c18 x 21 cm.
|aOriginally published under title: The adventures of Baby Bear.
|aIn the winter den a sleepy black bear mother cares for her three cubs. But while their mother still wants to nap, the babies are awake and full of energy. When at last their mother leaves the den to search for food, one cub can't wait any longer. So she steps out, followed by her brothers, to explore the sights, tastes and smells of an exciting - and sometimes scary - new world. Did you know... bears prepare for winter by eating and eating. They may put on over two pounds (one kilogram) of fat every day. If you wanted to eat as much, you would have to gobble down forty-three hamburgers and twelve large orders of fries...every day Baby Black Bear includes: Simple, informative stories about the first yearin a wild animal's life Unique photographs taken in the wild Index and Did You Know? section of unusual facts for parents and teachers Complete Table of Contents for each section of the book and Author and photographer biography.
The experiences of a black bear cub and her brothers as they emerge from their den in springtime show reveal they eat, how fast they grow, and how they explore the big world outside. Aubrey Lang and Dr. Wayne Lynch are a husband and wife writer/photographer team. Aubrey has spent the last eighteen years as a freelance writer and photographer. Wayne has been a fulltime science writer and wildlife photographer for twenty-eight years. His images have been published in more than forty countries.