Science Comics: Polar Bears: Survival on the Ice

Jason Viola (Author) Zack Giallongo (Illustrator)
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Description

Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Living with super insulated bodies in a world that's melting? For polar bears, keeping cool is the name of the game!

Get ready to explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, Science Comics is for you!

Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
December 31, 2018
Pages
128
Dimensions
6.3 X 0.5 X 8.6 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781626728233

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About the Author

Jason Viola grew up in Massachusetts, spending many afternoons drawing comic strips about birds and cats. He went to college in Buffalo, New York, where he met his wife Rebecca. They both help organize the Boston-area comics convention MICE and like spending their time hiking and cooking together. These days, Jason enjoys reading to his son and looks forward to teaching him all about polar bears. Zack Giallongo is a teacher, podcaster, and cartoonist with several books under his belt including Star Wars Doodles, Ewoks: Shadows of Endor, the Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue series, and his original graphic novel, Broxo, which was a New York Times bestseller. He forages for food in the sometimes-quite-brisk landscapes of New England.

Reviews

Praise for the Science Comics series:

"This series--written by a handful of authors--seems determined to offer a useful introduction to anything a curious grade-school student might wonder about. The insight behind these books is a powerful one. So much information about the world around us is actually better conveyed visually, through charts, illustrations, and sequential panels, than purely using words." --New York Times

"Like having a Time Life Science Library in comic books. Which is awesome!" --Popular Science