Saving the Ice Bear


During a bad winter in Viking-age Scotland, Fari finds a polar bear cub that drifted to shore on an ice floe.


He raises the cub and teaches her tricks. They soon become inseparable – but as the bear grows and grows, she is no longer welcome in Fari’s home.


Follow Fari as he embarks on a journey to save his friend in this beautiful historic tale by Susan Price.


Lime Plus/Band 11+ books provide challenging plots and vocabulary as well as opportunities to practise inference, prediction and reading stamina.


Pages 46 and 47 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.


Ideas for reading in the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.


(Published by Collins Big Cat, Band 11+)