When Lars, the little polar bear, helps a lost puffin remove the sticky oil from his feathers by taking him to the healing waters of the hot spring, they discover a hot-air balloon that answers Lars' dream of flying in the sky like a bird. Reprint.
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Lars, the Little Polar Bear, spends his days watching the seagulls circling overhead and dreams of flying in the sky like a bird. One day, he meets a lost puffin who cannot fly home because his wings are sticky with oil. Always ready to help a friend in need, Lars takes the little puffin to the healing waters of the hot spring, where they discover a huge hot-air balloon. At last, it seems that Lars's dream of exploring the sky will come true! But flying high above the ground is scary...