Big Jinny: The Story of a Grizzly Bear by Frank B. Linderman, Sarah Waller Hatfield

By Frank B. Linderman, Sarah Waller Hatfield

"Bears are often misquoted." that is what Frank B. Linderman concluded after spending such a lot of his existence within the wild. In monstrous Jinny Linderman shall we a bit grizzly cub communicate for herself, and Jinny has lots to claim. this can be Jinny's tale approximately growing to be up within the Montana desolate tract, the place on a daily basis provides event, mischief-and probability. She and her brother cub, Jim, study from their mom approximately consuming, enjoying, warding off convinced animals-and, most crucial of all, minding their very own enterprise. but if Jinny wakes up from her first hibernation, interest tempts her to disregard this most crucial lesson and shuttle faraway from domestic, minding every body else's company whereas studying a couple of new classes approximately what it really is to be a grizzly undergo. massive Jinny's tale, steeped in nature lore and illustrated with Elizabeth Lochrie's lush watercolors, leads readers old and young on a fascinating event throughout the wilds of western the US while they study, with Jinny, how grizzlies rather stay. Frank B. Linderman (1869-1938) is the hugely acclaimed writer of many books, together with Indian Why tales and previous guy Coyote, either to be had in Bison Books variants. Elizabeth Lochrie (1890-1981) really good in local American photos and created work of art for hospitals and public structures, together with eighteen kid's work of art for the Montana kingdom medical institution. Sarah Waller Hatfield is the granddaughter of Linderman.

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Why you old tramp,” Whitey said savagely. “If you do not stand aside and let me pass, I’ll ” thud! I heard an awful blow, saw the white back of the big man-bear flash in the bushes, saw the bushes torn up by their roots, saw the two great bears go rolling down the hillside like a mighty, noisy ball of hair and long claws, breaking the berry bushes as though they were but grass. Oh, the power, the awful strength, of those two big bears! And the anger, and the deep hate, in their voices! The noise of their battle did not leave my ears for days.

His coat isn’t even the same color as yours. ” Jim was perplexed. “No, Jim,” Mother answered. “Grizzly bears may be nearly any color. Their coats range from nearly black to a faded yellowish brown. But somewhere on all of them, especially around the ears, there is white-tipped hair. This is the mark of the grizzly. ” Jim was thoughtful for a moment. ” Mother laughed so heartily that I joined her, though of course I did not know why she laughed. “By their heads, by their forms, by their manner of walking, and above all, by their claws, Jim,” Mother said, holding up her front paw for our inspection.

Mother laughed so heartily that I joined her, though of course I did not know why she laughed. “By their heads, by their forms, by their manner of walking, and above all, by their claws, Jim,” Mother said, holding up her front paw for our inspection. “I did not notice the claws of the black bears we saw,” Jim admitted. “That was because they were not noticeable,” Mother said. “Now, a black bear’s claws are short. Ours are long, sometimes nearly six inches long when we first come out of our dens in the spring.

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