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

Authors: Potter, Alicia.
Call number: j599.789 POT
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Giant panda -- Juvenile literature.
Wild animal collecting -- China -- Juvenile literature.
Harkness, Ruth -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Mrs. Harkness and the panda / written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: [29] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note: 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."
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
Added author: Sweet, Melissa, 1956- , illustrator.
ISBN: 9780375844485 (trade)
0375844481 (trade)
9780375944482 (lib. bdg.)
0375944486 (lib. bdg.)
LCCN: 2010025287
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1362913
Bib No.: 1362913

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