Key Selling Points
Photographic board book that introduces babies and toddlers to the baby animals born each spring in the Great Bear Rainforest
Themes include preservation, wilderness, marine and land animals
Beautiful and accessible way to introduce this wonderful part of the West Coast (and its inhabitants) to babies and toddlers
Ian McAllister has devoted his life's work to defending wildlife and their habitat on Canada’s Pacific coast by developing and implementing conservation solutions in collaboration with First Nations communities, scientists, other organizations
"Stretching along the west coast from Vancouver Island’s northern tip to the Alaska panhandle, the Great Bear Rainforest represents 25 percent of the world’s remaining ancient coastal temperate rainforest. Home to more than 230 species of birds and 68 species of mammals, it’s the largest intact temperate rainforest left anywhere on earth. Cover features a Kermode (also known as Spirit) bear --a rare subspecies of the American black bear living in the Central and North Coast regions of British Columbia."
Marketing and Promotional Plans
Print and online advertising campaigns
Promotion at national and regional school, library and trade
Extensive ARC distribution, including NetGalley
Blog and social media promotion
More information available at greatbearbooks.com
"This board book with its simplicity and beauty is exceptional and perfect for babies. One of the first things babies like to do is identify other babies! Babies of the Great Bear Rainforest is a wonderful way to acquaint baby with nature. The book is highly recommended for public libraries and as a baby gift." - Resource Links
"McAllister's breathtaking wildlife photography shines in this unique board book…A fantastic informational read…A perfect addition to an infant's story time." - CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"A gorgeously rendered set of photographs and captions that will delight the family's littlest naturalists." - Kirkus Reviews
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