The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club - Drawing activity

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The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club

All of a sudden, the sled rose up over the crest of a hill – and they came face to face with a white, sparkling, magnificent castle.
Countless spires and turrets rose up high into the sky, the frozen windows reflected back the sunlight, and the frost icing the turret roofs
sparkled at them like hundreds of tiny diamonds.

Download the drawing activity where children draw their version of the castle described within The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club.


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Summer 2018 Booklist

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Meet the Newcastle City Library Poetry Group

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