The Dancing Bear

Morpurgo, Michael

A poignant coming-of-age tale about a mountain-village girl and a bear – a tale of love, sacrifice and the challenge of making the right choices.

High in the mountains, in a tiny village, an abandoned bear cub is adopted by lonely orphan Roxanne.

The two soon become best friends: inseparable and beloved by the whole village – until the arrival of a glamorous film crew who are looking for a dancing bear…