The author tells the story of the unusual and beautiful creatures that inhabit ancient rainforests of the northwest coast of British Columbia. White Spirit Bear tells the story of the unusual and beautiful creatures that inhabit ancient rainforests on the northwest coast of British Columbia. Seldom interacting with humans, these rare white black bears have lived peacefully for centuries in the pristine environment of Princess Royal Island and the surrounding mainland. Readers will discover where the bears live, what they eat, how they behave and why they are white. Known as the bears' goodwill ambassador, author Grandma Tess also discusses the importance of preserving the bears' habitat. Through her messages of caring and sharing, readers realize the importance of learning to live in harmony with all the creatures of the earth. The author introduces the Spirit Bear through stunning photographs and informative topics. This book tells the story of a rare white subspecies of black bears living in an ancient rainforest in a remote and secluded area of the northern Pacific coast of Canada. These unique bears have an almost mystical appearance with their creamy white fur and ivory-colored claws.