For Immediate Release
October 8, 2015
A Legacy Inspired A New Children’s Book
An Adventure with Peter & Penny at Hudson Bay
by Karla Locke, photos by Joan Silling Photography
A children's book full of fun facts about polar bears interweaved with the story of Peter and Penny (cubs) as mama takes them to Hudson Bay for the winter. It is at Hudson Bay where they first encounter the HUMANS.
This book touches on the concerns of the environment when mama expresses her fears for her children's future as the ice, in which they need to survive, becomes less and less each year.
Portions of the proceeds from this book will be donated to the Polar Bear International Organization. Their mission is to conserve polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. They also work to inspire people to care about the Arctic and its connection to our global climate. We thank them for providing us the facts about polar bears used in this book.
An Adventure with Peter & Penny at Hudson Bay was inspired by wildlife photographer Joan Silling while on her last trip to Hudson Bay. Silling passed away in 2014 from cancer, leaving her entire thirty-year photo library to Karla Locke. Silling's love for these creatures was expressed in her photography. These images are part of her legacy, and we are honored to share them in this fun and educational story.
For additional information contact Karla Locke at 206-518-8209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Read about Peter and Penny in the Anacortes American - a local newspaper
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