Moon Bear, Paperback


When twelve-year-old Tam is sent to work at a bear farm in the city, he has never felt so alone. He hates seeing the cruel way the bears are treated, but speaking up will mean losing his job. And if he can't send money home, how will his family survive? When a sick cub arrives at the farm, Tam secretly nurses it back to health and they develop an unbreakable bond.

Tam swears to return his beloved cub to the wild, but how will they ever find a way to be free? Deeply moving and powerful, Moon Bear is an unforgettable story of compassion, hope, and bravery against overwhelming odds.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages, Black & White
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Animal stories
  • ISBN: 9780192793546



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