When the North Pole's most feared predator is hot…

When the North Poleˆs most feared predator gets hot...

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Global warming is very present and times are difficult at the North Pole… It is getting hotter and hotter and Pol Polaire, a polar bear, is starting to run out of resources to feed and entertain his twins, Lea and Leo. Yet this awkward and loving dad does his best to give his children a semblance of normal life. He introduces them to hunting on the pack ice. They encounter quite colorful prey!

This first volume of the comic strip Pol Polaire(intended mainly for children aged 8 to 12) is a very nice discovery. Both funny and touching, the adventures of Pol Polaire, his twins Léa and Léo and their uncle Bob – a unique and colorful character – entertain, while highlighting a most current and important subject. 

Indeed, the author manages to center her story around global warming, but without making the story heavy or moralizing. It invites children to get to know the animals of the Far North, who find themselves, despite themselves, victims of global warming.

A predator more clumsy than formidable

If the polar bear is normally formidable on the ice floe, dear Pol is rather clumsy and very funny! The comic features him in a series of comical adventures, as he tries to help his twins find ways to have fun, go seal hunting or distract from a team of scientists with the aim of seizing their food. 

Readers will love Brigitte, a female seal who has fun ridiculing Pol when he tries to hunt her, and the Bob, one of whose hobbies is collecting trash that has been washed up or left behind by humans. Then, at the heart of it all is the quest of the little family, who is looking for the mother polar bear who mysteriously disappeared a few years ago…

Pol Polaire, it's a comic book that screams truth, but funny, fun, colorful and adorable.

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