Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was a Polar Bear
Dig into the cool lives of polar bears with Ranger Rick in this Level One I Can Read with full-color photos!
What if you wished you were a polar bear and then you became one? Could you eat like a polar bear? Talk like a polar bear? Live in the cold Arctic tundra? And would you want to? Find out!
This Level One I Can Read answers questions for beginning readers about polar bears. How do polar bears communicate? What do they eat? How do they wash up? This format engages young readers by comparing and contrasting the life of the polar bear to the life of the reader. Ranger Rick, the iconic raccoon ambassador from Ranger Rick magazine, asks questions like: Would you like to bathe in ice water? Brrr! The books feature stunning photography throughout. Included in the back matter is a “wild words” glossary, fun facts, and an activity that shows readers how blubber works, using ice water and vegetable shortening!