The Legend of the PandaBook - 1998
A timeless tale about a beloved animal One of the world's most beloved and reclusive animals, the panda is almost as mysterious today as it was thousands of years ago. The original Chinese folk tale of how the panda came to have its distinctive black-and-white coat is a story of love, bravery and the sacrifice of a young shepherdess. Illustrator Song Nan Zhang has drawn upon his experiences touring the silk road region of Tibet to create the gloriously colourful illustrations that depict the ancient Wolong Valley in Sichuan province. As retold by master historian Linda Granfield,The Legend of the Pandais augmented with fascinating information about panda bears and the efforts to save them. A book as beautiful as it is informative.
Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, 1998
Branch Call Number: ASIA GRANFIE
Characteristics:  p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm