Arctic Tale: A Companion to the Major Motion Picture (Library Binding)

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Arctic Tale accompanies a new Paramount Vantage motion picture from the producers of March of the Penguins, a 2005 Academy Award winner. The film, narrated by Queen Latifah, follows the dual drama of Seela and Nanu, a walrus calf and polar bear cub, as they embark on their astonishing journey from infancy to maturity amidst the stark beauty of the Arctic landscape. Protected by mothers who will stop at nothing to ensure their safe passage to adulthood, both cubs romp in their cold playground as ever-present threats of starvation, predators, and a harsh homeland are overcome in an unrelenting life-and-death struggle to survive.

About the Author

Barry Varela worked in publishing before moving to Durham, North Carolina, where he became a researcher and writer at the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University. In 2006 Roaring Brook Press published his first novel for older readers, Palmers Gate. Ed Briant is the author and illustrator of Seven Stories, published by Roaring Brook Press, and A Day at the Beach, and the illustrator of Paper Parade. He was born in England but now lives in Maplewood, New Jersey, with his wife and two daughters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781426301070
ISBN-10: 1426301073
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication Date: July 24th, 2007
Pages: 118
Language: English