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The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club

By Alex Bell

Illustrations by Tomislav Tomic

Book Source: Received in my OwlCrateJr

Book Status: Available

In the midst of a polar vortex, reviewing a book called The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club seems like chilly idea but this book is a really good adventure.

This book is about a girl named Stella Starflake Pearl who was found on the ice during an expedition whom her foster father was in. When Stella’s Birthday arrives, Felix, her foster father decides to take her on an expedition. BACKSTORY Felix is part of a explorers club called, drumroll please……………………………………..

THE POLAR BEAR EXPLORERS CLUB

So the club is crazy about mustachios, beards, and, other ridiculous things. It also, like all the clubs, strictly states that girls aren’t allowed to be explorers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is absolutely RIDICULOUS!!!!!!!!!! But they finally get Stella on the ship. On the ship, Stella goes on deck in a storm to help with the wolves. When she is up there, she meets the Captain’s son who is a wolf whisperer. The pen breaks and they have to rescue all the wolves. Stella SPOILER ALERT 🚨 SPOILER ALERT 🚨 oops 😬

This is a good story about a girl who has to learn to tolerate an annoying boy, survive in the Arctic and making it back to the ship. So you get a friendship story and a survival story and some silliness (like savage cabbages) mixed in.

I think kids who like adventure, suspense, and survival on mint cakes