In the middle of a Chinese forest, a little round panda munches on bamboo. Where is his place on the big, blue Earth?
Starting with a baby panda in a bamboo forest, this richly illustrated poem illuminates a unique geographical perspective, showcasing China's environment. Take in ever-widening views from forest to terraced farms to village and city, country, continent, ocean, and finally the planet in space. Endsheets include a map of Asia labeling places shown.
Perfect for inspiring young minds to think big, this picture book also supports C3 standards for geography related to maps, culture, and environment.
About the Author
TORY CHRISTIE is an Earth scientist who enjoys exploring the big blue Earth. She has collected pebbles on rocky shores, climbed misty mountain trails, and felt earthquakes on more than one continent. Tory then snuggles in to write stories from her home in North Dakota. Find out more at www.torychristie.com.
About the Illustrator
LUCIANA NAVARRO POWELL grew up in Brazil, which is very far from where pandas are, but she was lucky enough to visit pandas at the San Diego Zoo when she lived in southern California. After doing research to illustrate this book, she now wants to see pandas in their habitat in the beautiful Sichuan province. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two sons.
Hardcover | 32 pages