River of Lost BearsErin Hunter
fantasy > animal fantasy, young adult
Now that Kallik and Yakone have decided to join Toklo and Lusa on the rest of their journey home, the foursome heads toward warmer territories. Spring is coming, and Toklo and Lusa are overjoyed to be away from the ice, surrounded by green forests and flowing rivers once again.
But their progress is slow, and Toklo grows desperate to leave the struggles of their journey behind. As the group pushes toward the mountains where brown bears roam, Toklo must decide whether to see the quest through to the end... or to start a new life on his own.
The third book in the riveting Return to the Wild story arc — which ALA Booklist declared “will be greeted with delight by fans of the series” — is packed with all the epic adventure and death-defying challenges that readers of the New York Times bestselling Seekers series crave.
Erin Hunter is a collective pseudonym used by the several authors like Victoria Holmes, Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Inbali Iserles, Tui T. Sutherland, Kasey Widhalm and Rosie Best, in the writing of several juvenile fantasy novel series, which focus on animals and their adventures.
The name "Erin Hunter" was chosen for several reasons. First, if the authors used all of their own names, the books would be placed in different places in a library, making them hard to find. Second, they were trying to pick a surname that would place the books very close to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques, which was, at the time, the book series with the closest plot to Warriors.
"Erin Hunter is inspired by a love of cats and a fascination