Xander's Panda Party

Xander's Panda Party

by Linda Sue Park, Matt Phelan

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Overview

Xander planned a panda party. Yes, a dandy whoop-de-do!
But Xander was the only panda. Just one panda at the zoo.

The zoo’s paucity of pandas doesn’t impede Xander’s party planning for long. He decides to invite all the bears. But Koala protests. She’s not a bear—she's a marsupial! Does that mean she can’t come? Xander rethinks his decision to invite only bears, and “Calling all bears” evolves into “Calling all creatures.” The Newbery Medal author Linda Sue Park introduces animal taxonomy in a wonderfully engaging way, and the celebrated artist Matt Phelan’s charming ink and watercolor paintings are the icing on the cake. A read-aloud whoop-de-do!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547834429
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
Lexile: AD530L (what's this?)
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Linda Sue Park won the Newbery Medal for A Single Shard. She lives with her husband in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at www.lspark.com.

Illustrator Matt Phelan’s books include Alice Schertle’s Very Hairy Bear and Jeanne Birdsall’s Flora’s Very Windy Day. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Visit his website at www.mattphelan.com.

Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard, the best-seller A Long Walk to Water, and the highly-praised novel Prairie Lotus. She has also written several acclaimed picture books and serves on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in western New York with her family. www.lindasuepark.com, Twitter: @LindaSuePark


Matt Phelan's many books include the popular picture book Very Hairy Bear by Alice Schertle and the innovative graphic novel The Storm in the Barn, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award. He lives in Philadelphia. Visit him online at mattphelan.com.  

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