The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain
Shelley Hrdlitschka, Rae Schidlo
This inspiring true story follows the life of Coola and Grinder, two grizzly bears living on Grouse Mountain. Beautifully illustrated by Linda Sharp, this hardcover book is a heart-warming story of some of the most beloved creatures on the Northwest Coast. Coola and Grinder are two adult grizzly bears living at the “peak of Vancouver” on Grouse Mountain. For the past eighteen years, they have been among the mountain’s biggest attractions. People from all over the world flock to see these magnificent creatures, who live in a five-acre wildlife refuge that simulates a grizzly bear’s natural habitat.
Written for young school-age children, this book presents facts and entertaining anecdotes about the bears in a clear and engaging way and imparts valuable lessons about the importance of wildlife conservation. This richly illustrated book will foster children’s love of wildlife for years to come.
- Ages 4 - 8
- Published 2019
- 48 pages
- Paper sourced from sustainable forests (FSC certified)
- Printed with chlorine-free vegetable-based ink
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