A brand new story featuring Lars, the beloved little polar bear!
There are too many tourists at the Great Wall! Little polar bear, Lars, wants to steer clear of humans and their big snow vehicles. But when he catches a whiff of something delicious on their ship, he decides to investigate. Before Lars knows it, he’s on an adventurous trip to China where he meets two lovely pandas. Can these new friends who are so different help him find his way home?
This new story about the beloved little polar bear will delight children and is a great reminder that friends can be found anywhere.
Hans de Beer was born in Muiden, near Amsterdam, Holland. After briefly studying history, he finished his studies at the Rietveld Art Academy in Amsterdam. His dissertation on the little polar bear Lars brought him worldwide success and countless awards, and it has been translated into thirty languages so far. Today Hans lives and works as a freelance illustrator with his wife, the Italian illustrator Serena Romanelli, in Amsterdam and near Florence, Italy.