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Bears of the Ice #1: The Quest of the Cubs

By Kathryn Lasky   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545683043 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.76" x 8.52" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545683074 Ebook
240 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Available February 27, 2018!

For generations, the noble polar bears have ruled the Northern Kingdoms. But now, their society is on the brink of collapse. A group of power-hungry bears has seized control, and darkness is creeping across the snow.

Cubs First and Second don't know any of this. Although they're twins, they couldn't be more different. First loves imagining stories, while his daring sister, Second, wants to live them.

When their mother is taken prisoner, the cubs' world falls apart. They know they have to rescue her, but how can two cubs who've barely learned to hunt survive a treacherous journey across the ice? Their only chance is to learn to trust each other and — even more important — trust themselves.

But survival is only the beginning. And soon, these two unlikely heroes find themselves at the heart of a battle unlike anything Ga'hoole has ever seen.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Horses of the Dawn: The Escape



"As in works such as her Guardians of Ga'hoole series, Lasky uses animals to touch on very human issues . . . Complex and distinctive characters offer a fresh view of familiar historical events. A promising start to a new series." –Kirkus Reivews



"Lasky successfully fuses fantasy and fact as she gives her equine characters credible emotional depth and underscores the tensions and disparity between Old and New World sensibilities. It's a haunting story of loss, self-discovery, survival, and homecoming." – Publishers Weekly



Praise for Guardians of Ga'Hoole: The Rise of A Legend

* "Lyze's story can be read easily as a stand-alone tale. . . . Both thoughtful and action-packed, this adventure illuminates the fantastical world that exists between dusk and dawn." –Kirkus Reviews, starred review