Something very serious is happening in the High Hills. Several animals have disappeared. A terrible grizzly has captured them and treats them as slaves, forcing them to find food for him. Arming himself with courage, Yakari bravely decides to face the vile tyrant. But how can a child stand before the wild animal? Great Eagle advises Yakari to wait for winter, when the bear, satiated, will sleep...Beautiful full-colour illustrations complement simple, easy-to-read texts to make reading appealing to children of all reading levels, and especially to reluctant readers.