It's called Mrs. Harkness and the Panda, written by Alicia Potter and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Let me just give you the scoop. In 1934 Ruth Harkness' husband, William, set out on an expedition to China to find a real life panda. Ruth wanted to join him, but her hopes were met with disapproval-- an expedition to China was no place for a woman. So, Mr. Harkness went alone.
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