Mrs. Harkness and the PandaBook - 2012
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."
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, , ©2012
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 599.789 Po
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Mrs. Harkness & the panda
From Library Staff
A 1930s female adventurer brings America its first panda bear, by defying conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back a panda cub.