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"Nature Nurtures" Story Book & Puppet Ensemble- Portia Polar Bear's Bday Wish- BY SPECIAL ORDER


We have put together Margie K. Carroll's beautiful story books with a corresponding collection of Folkmanis' Puppets for your residents to cherish and be entertained!  The books tell a simple inspiring lesson and have real amazing nature photographs to show. Your residents can play with the puppet as you tell these wonderful stories, or put on a show for them!

Margie’s children’s nature series has beautiful, color photography on every page and the story is told through the animal character’s point of view. There is no violence or negativity, but there is gentle humor to surprise even adults!  

Margie Carroll and photographer Daniel J. Cox team up to showcase the life of a polar bear cub that comes to realize she isn't like everybody else in the arctic. Her mother tries to console her and she also turns to her other arctic friends for reassurance and confirmation. It's a feel good story that will introduce young people to one of nature's most charismatic and beautiful animals, the polar bear. Portia Polar Bear's Birthday Wish tells a positive tale that inspires acceptance of one's unique characteristics.

This book and puppet ensemble includes:

1 Book- size: 9.5 x 9 inches;  number of pages: 48 full color; International Book Awards Finalist! USA Best Book of 2011 Award Finalist!

1 Polar Bear Puppet- 14" tall

1 White Angora Rabbit- 8" long

1 Seal Puppet- 19" long

1 White Fox Puppet- 24" long