Complementing Thimmesh’s thoughtful, engagingly written text are many arrestingly adorable color photographs of pandas in training and in the wild. A timely, uplifting story.
Chee-Kee, a young panda, moves with his parents to a new land of opportunity. Just when he’s resigned to never fit in, Chee-Kee finds a way to use his own experience and ingenuity to save the day and show that he’s one of a kind in all the best ways.
A young panda uses his feet as a way to explore his imagination.
Living in a new house and about to start at a new school, Florence feels sad that all her friends are a long way away. So, she decides to write a letter to the panda who lives in the zoo next door to her new house, asking him to be her friend. Happily, he obliges. Soon, when Flo is asked to stand up in front of her whole class and talk about any special friends she has, it only seems right to tell everyone about Panda, and for him to come for a visit.
“The Giant Panda Party is based on the popular Edinburgh Zoo pair, Sunshine and Sweetie. In this fun story from Gill Arbuthnott and Joanne Nethercott, Sweetie organizes a birthday surprise for Sunshine….
While living in Liberia with her possessive, diabetic mother and often-absent father, twelve-year-old Sarina longs for a friend with whom to experience the world beyond her yard.
Recounts how the leopard got his claws and teeth and why he rules the forest with terror.