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category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Feb 2019
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Great Bear Rainforest

A Giant-Screen Adventure in the Land of the Spirit Bear

by Ian McAllister & Alex Van Tol

tagged: film, environmental conservation & protection
About the Authors

Ian McAllister

Ian Mcallister is a co-founder of the wildlife conservation organization Pacific Wild. He is the author of multiple award-winning books including Great Bear Wild and a winner of the North American Nature Photography Association’s Vision Award. He lives with his family in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Alex Van Tol grew up reading a wide range of books, from Enid Blyton to Stephen King. She taught middle school for eight years, then made the switch to writing for a living. She has published numerous titles with Orca. Alex lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her family. For more information, visit www.alexvantol.com.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
9 to 12
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12
  • Short-listed, BC and Yukon Book Prizes Society Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred selection
Editorial Reviews

“Stunning!...Recommended for purchase for home and school use.”

— Must Read Literature: K thru YA

"The authors' passion for the Great Bear Rainforest, its inhabitants and for shaping attitudes toward protecting its special nature are evident throughout this appealing book…Will make a fascinating addition to your coffee table collection, great for browsing before and after viewing the IMAX film. Highly Recommended."

— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"This beautifully photographed book…provides a sense of immediacy, conveying the authors' impassioned respect for the pristine region."

— Publishers Weekly

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