How to Catch a Polar Bear



Coming in June 2023!

Nick, Ace, and Penny are looking forward to the best summer ever at the zoo!


Paper routes, polar bears, frozen custard--and lots and lots of monkeys--are just a hint of what's in store, in this follow-up novel to The Rhino in Right Field.

Stacy DeKeyser

books for young readers


Behind the Scenes

Coming soon: background information on my newest book, including:

  • Frozen custard vs. ice cream

  • How to play a kazoo

  • That time when a real polar bear escaped from the zoo

Margaret K McElderry
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Zoo photos courtesy of the Milwaukee County Zoo Library and Archives