Bella and Jingles, CL
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Product ID : 9781942155287

Bella and Jingles, CL

Price: $19.95



Hardcover, 40 pages
Release Date: 10/15/2019

       ~Best Illustrative Picture Book ages 6 and up~

Bella looks out the airplane window at the frozen tundra below. This is her Alaskan adventure! She is excited to be a part of her scientist parent’s work studying climate change. But as Bella cuddles her stuffed dog, she wonders if she will make new friends in this far-away wilderness. Join Bella as she explores and discovers this new land with all its wonders and possible dangers and learns in the end sometimes true friendship is letting go. This story is inspired by the beautiful, rugged landscape of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and the animals and people that make this their home. Donna has created a loving story of a young girl and her friendship with a baby polar bear.

Author Donna Seim is the award-winning author of three children’s picture books and three middle grade readers. Bella and Jingles is the story of a young girl who rescues a baby polar bear in Alaska. Where is Simon, Sandy? is set on the island of Grand Turk. It is the story of a little donkey that wouldn’t quit. Satchi and Little Star is the story of an island girl who tries to catch and tame a wild horse. Cheeky and Charlemagne is a North Country adventure with two furry friends, who save their friends from the trappers. Hurricane Mia is an adventure story of a young girl who sets out to find the tea that cures everything. Charley, set in 1910, is based on a true story of a streetwise city boy from Boston who, after being abandoned, finds himself taken in by a dairy farming family in rural Maine. Charley was adapted as a play and performed both in Massachusetts and Maine. Donna is a graduate from The Ohio State University with a BSSW in the field of social welfare. She holds a MA in Special Education from Lesley University. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Donna lives in Newbury, Massachusetts, with her husband, Martin, and her dog, Charlie. You can see more of her work at

Artist Susan Spellman, pursues a dual career as a fine artist and as an illustrator with extensive experience in painting, portraiture, and children’s book illustration.
Her fine art work can be viewed at:
She has illustrated six previous titles by Donna Seim.


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