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The Resource Mrs. Harkness and the panda, written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

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

Label
Mrs. Harkness and the panda
Title
Mrs. Harkness and the panda
Statement of responsibility
written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Tone
Illustration
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107009
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Potter, Alicia
Dewey number
599.789
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL737.C27
LC item number
P648 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 2
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sweet, Melissa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harkness, Ruth
  • Giant panda
  • Wild animal collecting
  • Harkness, Ruth
  • Giant panda
  • Wild animal collecting
Target audience
primary
Label
Mrs. Harkness and the panda, written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2010025287
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375844485
Lccn
2010025287
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Label
Mrs. Harkness and the panda, written by Alicia Potter ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
2010025287
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375844485
Lccn
2010025287
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps

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