Publisher's synopsis

The circus bear spends her days in a cage and her nights performing for a crowd. The crowd taunts her as she dances – poking her with sticks or throwing stones.

Can she ever break free?

From the award-winning team of Libby Gleeson and Armin Greder comes a story with a powerful visual narrative.


  • Winner 2000 Bologna Ragazzi Award for Fiction for Infants
  • Shortlisted 2000 Children’s Book Council of Australia Boko of the Year


Click here to read more about Armin Greder.