�The First Polar Bear� is a story for all ages. The journey of a young bear named Bantam who is born with an odd birthmark. Bantam struggles with being slowly shunned by every creature in the forest, but one. Oscar, the wise owl, takes him under his wing but fears he will not survive the approaching cold season being so small. Will Bantam overcome all his failures, restore his family�s honor, and defeat the forests� two worst enemies? �The First Polar Bear� is a story with a few of life�s most basic themes: Friendship, Family and ones struggle for Independence.