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The Resource Waluk, story by Emilio Ruiz ; illustrated by Ana Miralles ; translated and adapted by Dan Oliverio

Waluk, story by Emilio Ruiz ; illustrated by Ana Miralles ; translated and adapted by Dan Oliverio

Label
Waluk
Title
Waluk
Statement of responsibility
story by Emilio Ruiz ; illustrated by Ana Miralles ; translated and adapted by Dan Oliverio
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Waluk is all alone. His mother has abandoned him, as is the way of polar bears, and now he must fend for himself. But he doesn't know much about the world and unfortunately, his Arctic world is changing quickly. The ice is melting, and food is hard to find. Luckily, Waluk meets Manitok, a wise old bear with missing teeth and a bad sense of smell. Manitok knows many survival tricks, and he teaches Waluk about seals, foxes, changing seasons, and when Manitok is caught in a trap human beings. Has Waluk learned enough from his friend to find a way to save him?
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Summary
Waluk, a young polar bear abandoned by his mother, learns how to fend for himself with the help of Manitok, a cranky old bear who teaches Waluk about seals, foxes, changing seasons, and human beings. End notes discuss animal habitats and environmental issues
Illustration
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10285715
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ruiz, Emilio
Dewey number
741.5946
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
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640
Literary form
fiction
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  • 2
  • 3
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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1959-
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  • Miralles
  • Oliverio, Dan
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True
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  • Polar bear
  • Bears
  • Tundras
  • Arctic region
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Waluk, story by Emilio Ruiz ; illustrated by Ana Miralles ; translated and adapted by Dan Oliverio
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Spanish in Bilbao, Spain, by Astiberri, in 2011, under the title Waluk
Control code
000051861369
Dimensions
21 x 29 cm.
Extent
52 p.
Isbn
9781467716062
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
Label
Waluk, story by Emilio Ruiz ; illustrated by Ana Miralles ; translated and adapted by Dan Oliverio
Publication
Note
Originally published in Spanish in Bilbao, Spain, by Astiberri, in 2011, under the title Waluk
Control code
000051861369
Dimensions
21 x 29 cm.
Extent
52 p.
Isbn
9781467716062
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.

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