Soldier bear / written by Bibi Dumon Tak ; illustrated by Philip Hopman ; translated by Laura Watkinson. - SHERLOC
Soldier bear / written by Bibi Dumon Tak ; illustrated by Philip Hopman ; translated by Laura Watkinson.
Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2011.
9780802853752 (alk. paper)
0802853757 (alk. paper)
145 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Juvenile fiction.
Brown bear -- Juvenile fiction.
Bears -- Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers -- Juvenile fiction.
Mascots -- Juvenile fiction.
Poland -- History -- 1918-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Iran -- History -- Pahlavi dynasty, 1925-1979 -- Juvenile fiction.
Italy -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Originally published: Soldaat wojtek. Amsterdam : Querido, c2008.
An orphaned Syrian brown bear cub is adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II and serves for five years as their mischievous mascot in Iran and Italy. Based on a true story.
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