Bonsai Bear

Bonsai Bear

Bernard Libster (author), Aries Cheung (illustrator)

Publisher: Illumination Arts ISBN: 9780935699159

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The emperor forbids the keeping of wild animals, so Issa's orphaned bear cub must be kept hidden. Unwilling to part with his unusual pet, Issa uses bonsai techniques to keep the bear from growing. Eventually, however, he must allow the bear to return to its true nature.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Animals, Birds & Insects Character Education Cultural/Diversity Fairy Tales & Fantasy Family Friendship Legends & Myths Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Language Arts
English (US)
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