The Bear And The Trapper

L’Ours et le trappeur, by Christophe Swal

Taking place at the end of the 19th century, it tells the story of Jacques Poitier, a trapper, whose life changes when he crosses the path of Mortimer, a scary bear with a golden voice. The two characters form an unlikely friendship and the trapper decides to show off the bear’s talent. They soon become a star attraction. But winter comes, and Mortimer is dead tired. Hibernation means the two companions must part. The man builds a life and a family and the bear disappears. Will they ever find one another again?

48 pages picture book, 18.5 x 25 cm