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Knut

Knut

by Craig Hatkoff
When Knut was born, the first polar bear cub at the Berlin Zoo in more than thirty years, he was no bigger than a snowball and unable to care for himself. His mother, a rescued East German circus bear, didn't know how to take care of Knut and rejected him. Knut would have died if it weren't for Thomas Dorflein, a zookeeper who nurtured Knut, feeding him, sleeping with him, and giving him the love and attention Knut needed to thrive. But Thomas wasn't the only one who adopted Knut. The adorable little polar bear captured the world's attention, and now Knut is loved around the globe.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
6.4
Lexile Measure
950L
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
34
Genre
General Nonfiction

About the Author

Craig Hatkoff Craig Hatkoff is the cofounder of the Tribeca Film Festival and of Turtle Pond Publications. He has co-authored the best selling Owen & Mzee: the True Story of a Remarkable Friendship and Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship with his daughter, Isabella, and an ecolgoist, Dr. Paula Kahumbu.

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