United at last, polar bears Kallik and Taqqiq, black bear Lusa, grizzly bear Toklo, and Ujurak, the mysterious shape-shifting bear, learn of a place they think must be the destination of their quest: the Last Great Wilderness. But getting there means crossing the burning Smoke Mountains, which hold obstacles more treacherous than anything they've faced so far. Signs and omens point in different directions, but each bear must follow his or her own star, and while one is pushed to the brink of death, another decides to leave the group forever. . . .
About the Author
Erin Hunter is inspired by a fascination with the ferocity of the natural world. As well as having great respect for nature in all its forms, Erin enjoys creating rich mythical explanations for animal behavior. She is also the author of the bestselling Warriors and Survivors series.
Praise for Seekers #3: Smoke Mountain…
“The resourceful cubs are given ample opportunity to prove their bravery as they face one danger after another. Hunter’s fans will clamor for this.” -Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
Praise for the Seekers series:“Hunter creates a richly sensuous world filled with cruelty, beauty, tenderness, savagery and just enough underlying legendary background to add mystery…fans of animal fantasies will haunt the shelves for the next volume.” -Kirkus Reviews
“These stories will be welcomed by the Warriors series’ many fans.” -ALA Booklist
“The suspenseful conclusion will build in an eager audience for the next installment.” -Publishers Weekly