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Mrs. Harkness and the panda

Author: Alicia Potter; Melissa Sweet
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which means "a little bit of something cute."
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ruth Harkness; Ruth Harkness; Ruth Harkness; Ruth Harkness; Ruth Harkness; Ruth Harkness
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Potter; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780375844485 0375844481 9780375944482 0375944486
OCLC Number: 645708059
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 610
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which means "a little bit of something cute."

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