Since history began, man and animal have clashed in the ultimate struggle for survival. Even today, deep in the heart of the arctic, the struggle continues: Nanuk, a great polar bear, hunts walrus and seals. Miles away, a human sets out on his own hunting trip. As the great bear hunts his seals, the boy hunts the bear, once again playing out nature's unending cycle of predator and prey, where only the strongest come out alive.Brian Heinz, the critically acclaimed author of The Wolves, once more takes us straight to the heart of the fight for survival. With Gregory Manchess's majestic illustrations, this book will be cherished by young nature lovers forever.Brian J. Heinz was named New York State Science Teacher of the Year in 1991. His first Dial book, The Wolves, was a Booklist Editors' Choice. Gregory Manchess won the gold medal from the Society of Illustrators for To Capture the Wind<?i> (Dial).