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
Publisher Greystone Books
Publication date
5 May 2009
Media type Print (hardback and paperback)
Pages 272 pp.
ISBN 9781553653875

Smiling Bears: A Zookeeper Explores the Behavior and Emotional Life of Bears is a 2009 book by Canadian writer Else Poulsen, first published by Greystone Books. In the book, the author chronicles her insights gleaned as a zookeeper responsible for rehabilitating "bears in crisis".[1] Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson called Smiling Bears "An inspiring trip into the minds and reality of bears."[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Smiling Bears received shortlist recognition for the 2010 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bear Smart Society, Smiling Bears Archived 17 January 2013 at Archive.is, Book review. Retrieved 23 November 2012
  2. ^ Greystone Books, Smiling Bears. Retrieved 23 November 2012
  3. ^ Faculty of Arts, 13 September 2010, Shortlist announced for the 2010 Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Headlines (News Releases). Retrieved 23 November 2012

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