Little Panda (Paperback)

The World Welcomes Hua Mei at the San Diego Zoo

By Joanne Ryder, World-Famous San Diego Zoo (By (photographer))

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9780689866166, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/1/2001)

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

Meet Hua Mei
With fewer than one thousand giant pandas left in the world, the birth of Hua Mei at the San Diego Zoo in 1999 was a cause for celebration. Little Panda chronicles the adorable panda's first year, as she grows from a four-ounce newborn to a curious, playful cub.
Award-winning writer Joanne Ryder's appealing, simple yet scientifically accurate text and irresistible, exclusive photographs from the World-Famous San Diego Zoo combine to make Little Panda a treasure for animal lovers of all ages.


About the Author

Joanne Ryder is the award-winning author of numerous children's books about the natural world, including Little Panda: The World Welcomes Hua Mei at the San Diego Zoo. Some of her other books include Bears Out There, Chipmunk Song, The Snail's Spell, and White Bear, Ice Bear. Before becoming a full-time writer, Joanne worked as a children's book editor in New York City. She lives in California.

The World-Famous San Diego Zoo is recognized as one of the world's premier animal parks and has more than four thousand rare and endangered birds, mammals, and reptiles, situated in one hundred acres of award-winning tropical gardens. This famous destination attracts more than three million visitors a year. You can learn more about the zoo and polar bears at www.SanDiegoZoo.org.