The Dancing Bear (Young Lion Storybook S)

The Dancing Bear (Young Lion Storybook S)

by Michael Morpurgo (Author)

Synopsis

A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller. High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village - safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear...

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Edition: UK ed.
Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks
Published: 05 Jan 2009

ISBN 10: 0006745113
ISBN 13: 9780006745112
Children’s book age: 7-9 Years
Book Overview: A gentle and deeply moving story of a young girl and her bear, told with great charm by a master storyteller. High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by a lonely orphan child. Soon they are inseparable, beloved by the whole village -- safe, until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who need a dancing bear! / Michael Morpurgo is going from strength to strength: his last novel Born to Run was his best launch yet selling over 36k* HBs in the first 3 months of publication / This new edition will bring this classic story into the new Michael Morpurgo branding to delight a new generation of kids

Media Reviews

It's rare to find a story that combines so successfully a contemporary plot and modern morality with a feel for legend and fairy tale.
She Magazine

Author Bio

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.