Pandas' Earthquake Escape by Phyllis J. Perry

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Pandas' Earthquake Escape is a fictional story based on a real-life event. In real life, XiXi, a giant panda did escape from the destroyed Wolong Panda Reserve when the 7.9 earthquake rocked Northern China on May 12, 2008. Author Phyllis Perry uses the adventures of a mother panda, LiLing, and her one-year old cub, Tengfei, to teach children about earthquakes, animal survival, and to reinforce a mother’s instinct to protect her child. After the quake, mother and cub run from the wreckage. Confused and afraid, they get lost! How will they survive outside their reserve? Will they find food? Will they find shelter? And will they safely endure the earthquake after-shocks?

Mom’s Choice Award Gold Recipient , USA BOOK NEWS “Best Books 2010” Finalist Reviewed by: Booklist, Children’s and Teen’s Book Connection, BookLoons, Homeschool Book Review

4-6 pg For Creative Minds educational section in the back
40-60 pg cross-curricular Teaching Activities and 3 Interactive Quizzes available free on the book’s homepage
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About Phyllis J. Perry

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ABOUT THE AUTHORAward-winning author Phyllis J. Perry, grew up in a small gold mining town in northern California. She attended the University of California and the University of Colorado.The Author has published more than seventy books of fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults, and written stories, poems, plays and articles for magazines such as Child Life, Hopscotch, Humpty Dumpty, On The Line and The Single Parent.She lives in Boulder, Colorado and still enjoys the challenge of writing.BY THE SAME AUTHORAward-winning author Phyllis J. Perry has published stories, poems, plays and articles in magazines such as Child Life, Hopscotch, Humpty Dumpty, On The Line, The Single Parent and more than 70 books of fiction and non-fiction for both children and adults.Amongst her recent book publications are:2001 Animals Under the Ground Franklin Watts/Scholastic2001 Animals that Hibernate Franklin Watts/Scholastic2003 Mr. Crumb's Secret Higsmith Press2003 The Secret of the Silver Key Higsmith Press2005 A Kid's Look at Colorado Fulcrum Publishing;2006 The Alien, the Giant and Rocketman Mondo Publishing2007 Sherlock Hounds: Search & Rescue Dogs Mondo2007 Colorado Fun Big Earth Publishing2008 The Field Guide to Ocean Animals Silver Dolphin2008, Happened in Rocky Mountain National Park Globe2009 The Ghost in the Music Room Innovative Press2010 Pandas' Earthquake Escape Sylvan Dell2011 Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Colorado History.2012 Bold Women in Colorado History Mountain Press .2012 Hidden Away Custom Book Publications
 
Published March 10, 2010 by Sylvan Dell Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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