The Island and the Bear

By Louise Greig

Illustrator: Vanya Nastanlieva

Format: Paperback

One morning on a wild and quiet Hebridean island, a bear appeared where there should not have been a bear. The gentle giant would not harm a living thing. But even friendly bears don't belong on Scottish islands. Will he ever find his way home?

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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"Anything can happen anywhere.


Anywhere was an island.


Anything was a bear."


One windy morning on a wild and quiet Hebridean island, a bear appeared where there should not have been a bear.


The gentle giant played happily in streams, danced in the wind, and would not harm a living thing. But even friendly bears don't belong on Scottish islands. Will he ever find his way home?


This touching tale, recounted in Louise Greig's gentle verse, and brought to life by Vanya Nastanlieva's enchanting illustrations, is inspired by a true story that has since become legend in the Scottish Hebrides.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 16 Mar 2017
ISBN 9781782503682
Number of Pages 24

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