The Panda Problem by Deborah Underwood
A narrator’s story is disrupted by the main character (Panda) who refuses to play the part.
Flo by Kyo Maclear
While the other pandas try to rush her from one activity to another, Flo enjoys relaxing, stopping to smell the roses, and really seeing the world around her.
Queen Panda Can’t Sleep by Susanna Isern
When Queen Panda can’t sleep, animals from all over the world come to help her.
Amy the Red Panda is writing the best story in the world by Colleen A. F. Venable
Amy the Red Panda is trying to tell a story to her best friend, Mervin the Sloth, but the enthusiastic contributions of other animals threaten to spoil it.
Where My Feet Go written and illustrated by Birgitta Sif
A young panda uses his feet as a way to explore his imagination.
I’ll Wait, Mr. Panda written and illustrated by Steve Antony
Mr. Panda is making something, and all of his animal friends are interested–but only Penguin is willing to wait to see what it is.
Panda-monium at Peek Zoo by Kevin Waldron
Peek Zoo is holding an animal parade to celebrate the birth of their baby panda. But when the day arrives, nothing is ready. As Mr. Peek races around preparing, he leaves a trail of chaos. Thank goodness Mr. Peek’s son, Jimmy, is there to save the day and ensure the crowd gets the best animal parade ever.
Chengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep by Barney Saltzberg
High in the trees in the middle of the night, all of the pandas are sleeping except for Chengdu, who tries everything and still cannot fall asleep until he finds the perfect spot–atop his brother, Yuan.
Two Shy Pandas by Julia Jarman
Panda and Pandora live next to each other but never speak or play together because they are much too shy.
Xander’s panda party by Linda Sue Park
Xander Panda’s plan to host a panda party falls through, since he is the only panda at the zoo, but when he extends the invitation to all of the bears, complications ensue. Includes author’s note on the wonders of the animal kingdom and the international effort to save pandas from extinction.
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter
Traces the story of a 1930s female adventurer who brought America its first panda bear, describing how she inherited a seemingly impossible expedition from her explorer husband and defied period conventions to travel up the Yangtze River and into the wilderness to bring back an adorable panda cub she named Su Lin, which means “a little bit of something cute.
If You Were a Panda Bear by Florence Friedmann Minor
Pictures and rhyming text present some of the many extraordinary things bears can do. Includes facts about bears as well as related websites.
Baby Panda goes Wild by David Salomon
This book’s “up close and personal” photographs of pandas and its array of panda facts will captivate young nonfiction lovers. Readers will learn how one mother and her cub are being protected and raised in a Chinese panda reserve, which seeks to help this vulnerable species survive.
Camp Panda : Helping Cubs Return to the Wild by Catherine Thimmesh
A riveting, timely account of panda conservation efforts in China, perfect for budding environmentalists and activists.
Red Pandas by Josh Gregory
This book details the life and habits of red pandas.
My Whiskers are Long and White by Jessica Rudolph
What has a striped tail, red fur, and long, white whiskers? If you guessed a red panda, you’re right! This book introduces early readers to a mystery animal by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos.
National Geographic Kids 10 facts about pandas: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/animals/general-animals/ten-panda-facts/
Red pandas: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/red-panda
Paper plate panda mask craft: https://www.kixcereal.com/kix-cereal-4-fun-zoo-themed-party-crafts-for-kids-and-1-for-mom/