Panda: Wild About
Bamboo by Valerie Tracqui (Charlesbridge Publishing
Inc. 1999) 27pp
color photography and informative text invite readers to take a
close-up look at the life cycle and behavior of one of the world's
most famous animals. Discover what conservationists are doing to
help protect this unique, lovable creature.
JUST FOR FUN FICTIONAL
Dreamed I Was a Panda by Deborah Johnson and Tim
Blough (ABDO Publishing, 1994)
A child dreams of being a panda and meeting
many of the other animals in Asia.
Panda (National Geographic Society, 1983) 60
High in the
bamboo-forested mountain ranges of central
live the elusive and endangered giant panda. Over time, their
numbers have dwindled due to human encroachment and climatic
changes. Join scientists as they track these rare creatures through
nearly impenetrable bamboo in an effort to learn more about the
panda and ultimately increase its chances of survival.