Soldier Bear

Author: Bibi Dumon Tak; Illustrator: Philip Hopman; Translator: Laura Watkinson; Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers


Based on a true story and set during World War II, the novel follows the journey of refugee Polish soldiers and the mischievous young bear they acquire in the Iranian desert. (2012 Batchelder Award Book)




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
2012 - Selection(s)