(Arctic Humor, Finnish) (Arctic Humor, German/Deutch) "A charming wordless story....Sanborn's cartooning is full of...polish and physical comedy" - Publisher's Weekly. The rollicking adventures of a polar bear who hitches a ride to Antarctica. He's never seen penguins before; to him they look like something fun to play with. Children love to tell or write the story.
Get this picture book on differences, cooperation, and getting along (for ages 2 - 6, preschool - first grade, Emergent Reader/Fountas & Pinnell: A, DRA: 1). Children cement their vocabulary as they find and name animals and describe the action on the pages (verbally or in writing).
"Kids will delight" - Natasha Yim. A friendly snowball fight set in the poles and brought to life by illustrator Ashley Sanborn (The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga and If Cancer Was a Fish). Snow story by award-winning author and media professor Karl Beckstrand (Why Juan Can't Sleep-click Karl Beckstrand above for all 60 multicultural books). See the next in this no-words children's book series: Butterfly Blink.
A friendship/sportsmanship book available in hard cover, soft cover, or e-book in 20+ languages: Bulgarian, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukranian, Vietnamese; 8"x10", 30 pages with sea lion/seal; Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (Stories Without Words bedtime series, worldwide rights (c) Nov. 2014) PremioBooks, Baker & Taylor, B&N, Brodart, Follett, Herzberg/Perma-bound, Ingram, Biblio/EBSCO/iBook/Kindle/Kobo/Mackin/Smash/SCRIBD, libraries, Target and Walmart online. LCCN: 2014947746, JUV002030, JUV030120, JUV019000, HUM001000, JUV010000, SPO007000, English Hard ISBN: 978-0985398835, Soft ISBN: 978-0692220962 (ebook: 978-1311262097)
About the Author
Karl Beckstrand is the freckle-faced author of 19 books and more than 50 online titles. Raised in San Jose, CA, USA, he received a B.A. in journalism from BYU and an M.A. in international relations from APU. A publisher with traditional and digital publishing experience, Beckstrand speaks about both kinds of publishing. He has presented to Taiwan's Global Leadership for Youth, city and state governments, library and humanities organizations, festivals and schools. He has lived abroad and enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand's nationally-lauded activity books, Spanish & bilingual books (with pronunciation guide), ebook mysteries, and nonfiction stories feature characters of color and usually end with a twist. His work has appeared in: Barnes & Noble, Border's Books, Deseret Book, Costco, Kindle/Nook/iBooks, Amazon, The Children's Miracle Network, LDS Film Festival, U.S. Congressional Record, and Papercrafts Magazine. http: //GozoBooks.com, https: //www.facebook.com/KarlBeckstrand.AuthorSpeaker, http: //KarlBeckstrand.com