Safari

Author:
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761163800
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Nature

A photicular book uses special technology to provide video-like images of eight animals--including a cheetah, elephant, gazelle, and gorilla--as well as a journal of a safari trip, a history of safaris, and animal facts.

Solar the Polar

Author: Kim Constantinesco
Publisher:
ISBN: 1365861821
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre:

Solar the Polar is a fun winter romp about a snowboarding polar bear and a skier girl who is missing her legs below the knee. This tale gives a gentle nod to Arctic warming, snow safety, and enjoying a life with a disability. Winter is no time to hibernate, so go for a ride with the polar inside.

Polar Obsession

Author: Paul Nicklen
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426205118
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Photography

A naturalist photographer presents a volume of works depicting the endangered regions of Antarctica and the Arctic, documenting the negative impact of climate change on the lives and habitats of seals, whales and other regional wildlife.

Polar

Author: Dan Kainen
Publisher:
ISBN: 0761185690
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Nature

Seeing is believing: Photicular technology is a phenomenon. Three years--two titles, Safari and Ocean--and 723,000 copies in print. Through its innovative lenticular process, sliding lenses, and four-color video imagery, readers discovered the magic of animals bounding and leaping, and then came face to face with creatures of the sea as they undulate and sway. Now Dan Kainen, the creator of the Photicular technology, takes us even farther into places unknown by exploring the ends of the earth, the Arctic and Antarctic. Polar captures a land of extremes--remote, mysterious, and sparsely populated by creatures found nowhere else. Penguins waddle in their irresistibly happy way. A walrus lumbers across the snowy landscape. There's a polar bear with her cubs; a beluga whale breaching; a team of sled dogs sprinting directly at the viewer. And the miracle of the northern lights, shimmering like a silk rainbow. Science writer Carol Kaufmann brings the reader along on a voyage to the icy North and South Poles and writes a lively and informative essay for each image, including the animal's size, range, habitat, and other vital statistics. Polar captures a hauntingly beautiful yet threatened world, caught forever in moments of living motion.

Polar Bears

Author: Ian Stirling
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 047208108X
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Describes the characteristics and behavior of the polar bear, explains how scientists study them, and discuss conservation and interaction with humans

The Polar Express

Author: Chris Van Allsburg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547771281
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes an author’s note.

Polar Bears

Author: Mark Newman
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: 9781250309266
Release Date: 2018-03-27
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Whose fur isn't really white? Who usually gives birth to twins? Who's the biggest bear in the world? The Polar Bear! Full of fascinating information, this book explores the world of the polar bear on land and under water. Get ready to be wooed by adorable baby cubs and impressed by majestic adult bears captured in stunning photographs by renowned wildlife photographer Mark Newman.

Polar

Author: Dobby Gibson
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015060837906
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Philosophy

“These poems are written by a true poet, someone in love with the world and mad at it too, and they are also written by a very particular poet, Dobby Gibson, who is madly in love with the other mysterious inner world each of us possesses and reveals when no one else is looking. ‘It may be true that everything / has already been said, / but it’s just as true that not everyone / has had a chance to say it.’ How can one not listen to the innards of a young poet who announces as much and then sets out, in his first book, to make it new? One can’t not listen. One must.”—Mary Ruefle A poetry descended from the New York School, Dobby Gibson’s award-winning debut is witty and expansive, driven by precise, interconnected abstractions. Gibson writes about desire in American life, observing, “Amid the middleness, / there’s the feeling / that anything can be seen / and nothing reached,” seeking his truths in misunderstandings and the relentless Midwestern winter. From No Wake The snowflakes taxi. The full moon coolly punctuates its own fantastic, howls the ohs of its own vowels. The firemen stop for directions. The children light cigarettes and wish they had invented their own feelings. The explorers who discovered only oceans we cannot name. In the distant universe there are things older than the light that illuminates the firmament, a place where every thought is a kind of unmarked car, where women wait inside the revolving door with a spritz of perfume and a secret for some newer side of ourselves we will recognize only in what little it will admit. Dobby Gibson holds an MFA in fiction from Indiana University. His poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Fence, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a $25,000 McKnight Foundation poetry fellow-ship and two Pushcart nominations.

Polar Opposites

Author: Erik Brooks
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 0761456856
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A penguin and a polar bear are polar opposites and best friends.

Polar Bears

Author: Laura Marsh
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426311048
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents an introduction to polar bears, describing their habitat, physical characteristics, life cycle, eating habits, and behaviors, and looks at the life of a polar bear cub.

Baby Polar

Author: Yannick Murphy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618998500
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Even though his mother warns him of a coming storm, Baby Polar goes outside to play, but when he cannot see his own paw he realizes that he now faces danger.

China as a Polar Great Power

Author: Anne-Marie Brady
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107179271
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: Political Science

China has emerged as a member of the elite club of nations who are powerful at both global poles. Polar states are global giants, strong in military, scientific, and economic terms. The concept of a polar great power is relatively unknown in international relations studies; yet China, a rising power globally, is now widely using this term to categorize its aspirations and emphasize the significance of the polar regions to their national interests. China's focus on becoming a polar great power represents a fundamental re-orientation - a completely new way of imagining the world. China's push into these regions encompasses maritime and nuclear security, the frontlines of climate change research, and the possibility of a resources bonanza. As shown in this book, China's growing strength at the poles will be a game-changer for a number of strategic vulnerabilities that could shift the global balance of power in significant and unexpected ways.

Save the Polar Bear

Author: Sarah Eason
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1435828100
Release Date: 2009-01-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of polar bears and discusses the steps that are being taken to protect them.

The World of the Polar Bear

Author: Norbert Rosing
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 1554076315
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

Presents a season-by-season account of the life of polar bears, including hunting, mating, rearing cubs, and journeying to and from the ice.

Polar Bears

Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 157505020X
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the physical characteristics, diet, natural habitat, and life cycle of polar bears.