This book offers an in intriguing insight into the lives of brown bears, polar bears, black bears, pandas and others, with 190 exciting images. You can explore the amazing world of bears - how they survive and where they live, from the Arctic tundra and mountain slopes to scrub desert and tropical forest. It is packed with more than 190 stunning pictures from renowned wildlife photographers and artists. Detailed cross-sections and diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of a bear's powerful body. Myth boxes explore the many popular stories about these creatures, including Baloo in The Jungle Book, Goldilocks and the three bears, and Winnie the Pooh. It contains all the bear facts - a book to delight and inform 8- to 12-year-olds, at home or at school. From the fearsome grizzly of North America to the giant panda in the remotest regions of China, bears have long captured the human imagination. You can discover how they live, examine the differences between the species, and learn how they cope with their diverse habitats.Special focus sections allow you to observe detailed aspects of bear and panda life, such as the giant bears of Kodiak Island and how polar bear migration regularly brings a town in Canada to a standstill. Meanwhile, 'Did You Know?' features provide quirky facts that will amaze and amuse.