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Author Potter, Alicia.

Title Mrs. Harkness and the panda / written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 599.789 Pot    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Summary 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Source NBK 3/12 PPLY
Subject Giant panda -- Juvenile literature.
Wild animal collecting -- China -- Juvenile literature.
Harkness, Ruth -- Juvenile literature.
Giant panda.
Wild animal collecting -- China.
Harkness, Ruth.
Added Author Sweet, Melissa, 1956- ill.
ISBN 9780375844485

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