Smiling Bears

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Smiling Bears:
A Zookeeper Explores the Behavior and Emotional Life of Bears
Smiling Bears book cover.jpg
First edition cover of Canadian release
Author Else Poulsen
Country Canada
Subject Animal cognition
Genre Non-fiction, book[1]
Publisher Greystone Books
Publication date
May 5, 2009
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 272 pp.
ISBN ISBN 9781553653875

Smiling Bears: A Zookeeper Explores the Behavior and Emotional Life of Bears is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer Else Poulsen, first published in May 2009 by Greystone Books. In the book, the author chronicles her insights gleaned as a zookeeper responsible for rehabilitating "bears in crisis".[2] Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson called Smiling Bears "An inspiring trip into the minds and reality of bears."[3]

Awards and honours[edit]

Smiling Bears received shortlist recognition for the 2010 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodreads, Smiling Bears, Book review, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  2. ^ Bear Smart Society, Smiling Bears, Book review, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  3. ^ Greystone Books, Smiling Bears, Retrieved 11/23/2012
  4. ^ Faculty of Arts, September 13, 2010, Shortlist announced for the 2010 Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases), Retrieved 11/23/2012

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