Award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus found out he was deaf when he was six, while illustrator Polly Dunbar’s hearing started to go in her twenties.https://www.bbc.com/news/av/entertainment-arts-56216508
Can Bear Ski? is their first picture book for children and follows a little bear as he discovers he is deaf.
Raymond decided to write the story after being a poet in residence at his former primary school and finding the library lacking in books featuring deaf
characters. Now armed with a copy of the new book, Raymond is joined by Polly on a Zoomed trip back to his old school.