Little Polar Bear and the Submarine

Little Polar Bear and the Submarine

Book - 2011 | Trade ed. --
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Lars, the little polar bear, loves playing in the snow but this year it has been especially warm and there are only a few hills left which are covered in snow.  One day Lars discovers a submarine in the bay and a funny little Dachshund. The Dachshund explains that he and his master sail the world checking how much of the ice has melted away. 
The Dachshund says that two polar cubs are also aboard the submarine, bound for a zoo!  Brave Lars decides sneak on board, rescue them and bring them back to their parents. 

Publisher: Zürich : North-South Books, 2011.
Edition: Trade ed. --
ISBN: 9780735840300
073584030X
Branch Call Number: JP BEER 9254ag 1
JP BEER 9254mm 1
JP BEER 9254mv 1
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. --
Additional Contributors: Koth, Kristy Clark

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csrestall
Sep 14, 2016

Once again the kids loved the Lars book! I am giving this one a slightly lower score simply because the ending is not the best and leaves it at a cliff hanger. This book deals with the envieonmental issues surrounding the arctic. Ice melting etc, Lars finds a submarine and its dog, and ends up coming across two stranded polar bear cubs as well. Fun read!

forbesrachel Jun 27, 2013

The core issue of the melting arctic and the danger it presents to polar bears is quickly addressed here, but then it moves onto Lars once again helping the critters of the north. The ending feels more like a to be continued, so hopefully, the two new polar bears will make a reappearance.

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Sep 14, 2016

csrestall thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and under

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csrestall
Sep 14, 2016

Lars the polar bear is exploring when he comes across a dog which has come from a submarine. The dog Frank tells Lars that they have two baby polar bear cubs on board who arent even able to swim yet. Lars decides to take them back to their parents. They leave the submarine and with the help of an Arctic fox, they eventually make it back to Lars' parents. The ending is kind of a cliff hanger as they say the cubs will be returned to their parents in the spring time.

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