Synopses & Reviews
Kids will love reading all about the panda Mei Lan, born at the Atlanta Zoo in September 2006. Through her story, they?ll learn about what newborn pandas are like (they?re the size of a stick of butter!), about their development, and about what life is like for pandas in the wild. This book also touches on efforts to protect this endangered species.
This reader introduces youngsters to the panda Mei Lan, born at the Atlanta Zoo in September 2006. Through her story, they'll learn what newborn pandas are like, about their development, and what life is like for pandas in the wild. Full color.
Born underground in a warm den, a baby wolf soon learns how to howl, how to hunt, and how to live with her wolf pack. And with this Level 3 Penguin Young Reader, kids can learn all about a baby wolf! Mary Batten lives in Los Angeles, California.
About the Author
Mary Batten is an award-winning science writer whose previous books, Discovery By Chance, The Tropical Forest, and Nature's Tricksters, were written for the juvenile market. Her magazine credits include Cosmopolitan, Science Digest, and International Wildlife. She has written scripts for fifty television films, the producers of which include Time-Life Films, Children's Television Workshop, National Geographic, and Walt Disney Educational Film Division. She lives in Virginia.