TMW Book Reviews

Advice from the Grizzly Bears


Dr. Muriel McClellan

Filled with vibrant photos, insightful wisdom, and valuable advice, “Advice from the Grizzly Bears” is a creative gem that feeds the senses. Inside its pages, readers are transported to colorful landscapes graced with majestic grizzlies, also known as brown bears. Dr. Muriel McClellan’s vision of incorporating her passions and sharing goodness and reflection with her audience sets the stage for an engaging experience. As they go through the pages, they are treated to the artistic delight of witnessing awe-inspiring grizzlies frolicking in nature.

Dr. McClellan takes us on a trip through the habitats of majestic grizzlies, capturing their vivid images in the wild. At first glance, the beauty of these threatened animals captivates our eyes. However, the apparent contradiction between their cuddly appearance and fearsome reputation may puzzle readers. How could something so visually pleasing be as dangerous as we’ve heard?

This dichotomy holds a more profound truth, applicable not only to animals but also to people. Just like the grizzlies, appearances can be deceiving, and there’s more to each of us than meets the eye. Dr. McClellan, drawing from her expertise in psychology, provides guidance and suggestions, driving home this important point. With beautiful artwork and insightful advice, readers are reminded that true beauty lies beyond the surface, even for a grizzly.

Dr. McClellan’s book, “Advice from the Grizzly Bears,” is a treasure trove of wisdom, encouragement, and lighthearted humor, making it a perfect guide for introspection and self-evaluation. The advice and quips in the book are relatable and amusing, appealing to readers of all ages. The words seem to jump off the page as if they were spoken by the grizzlies themselves. The book’s content is insightful and visually appealing, with adorable antics and picturesque backgrounds. So whether you’re looking for a delightful read or something thought-provoking, this book has something for everyone. Its impact will linger long after you’ve turned the last page.

– The Moving Words Review

Official Entry: The Most Moving Book Award, Jan. 3, 2024