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Hear My Roar: A Story of Family Violence

Average rating
3.5 out of 5
Based on 12 Ratings and 5 Reviews

Book Description

Papa loves little Orsa -- but sometimes it's hard to tell.

It seems to Orsa Bear that Papa is angry all the time -- especially after he's had a lot of jack-berry wine. If Papa's not yelling at Mama about the weeds in their garden, he's roaring at Orsa for being clumsy at his chores.

Orsa is scared and doesn't understand why his father acts this way. After a l... More
Book Information
PublisherAnnick Press Limited
BindingLibrary Binding (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages56
Publication Date08/20/2009
The Creators
About Gillian Watts (Author) : Gillian Watts is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Gillian Watts include Hear My Roar: A Story of Family Violence.
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About Ben Hodson (Illustrator) : Ben Hodson is an artist who loves a good adventure, like hiking the Rocky Mountains with rescued wild burros, living in a mountain village in Nepal, or drawing comics with youth in South Africa. Thes... more
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Reader Comments
8/21/2012 Suzanne Morris said:
5stars + It’s summer and Mama, Papa, and Orsa Bear are picnicking in the woods. Papa tells Orsa how they used to scare animals into traps by roaring. He challenges Orsa to roar, but ridicules him when he isn’t loud or scary enough. Papa’s own roar is so loud and scary, Orsa cowers in frigh... more

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