The Giant Panda

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Shanghai Press
Hardcover, Jacketed
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more than 80 color photos
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Trim Size:
5 1/2 X 8 1/4

This nature book explores the Giant Pandas of China and profiles the history and conservation of these magnificent animals.

Giant Pandas, beloved for their beauty and rarity, are found only in China, and have come to be regarded as something of a national treasure. Written from the point of view of Baiyun, a famed panda in America, The Giant Panda invites readers to learn the fascinating history, evolution, protection and future of this marvelous creature.

This volume is filled with colorful photographs and fascinating anecdotes, giving a vivid picture of the life of a Giant Panda. Having worked with pandas for most of her life, renowned environmental literature writer Fang Min draws on years of experience to bring the Giant Panda to life in stunning detail.

About the Author:
Fang Min is a renowned environmental literature writer and environmental protection activist. Her novel A Grand Farewell won the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection's first national Environmental Literature Award. She is also the Giant Panda spokesman appointed by the China Wildlife Conservation Association (CWCA).