Panda Panic by Jamie Rix


Panda Panic by Jamie Rix

It's time for Ping the panda cub to meet his public in this hilarious adventure by award-winning author, Jamie Rix One of the fantastic titles in the AWESOME ANIMALS series - awesome adventures with the wildest wildlife, from award-winning authors. Ping the panda lives with his mum and twin sister An on the Wolong nature reserve in China. Although his name means 'peaceful' in Chinese, he's anything but! Ping craves adventure and excitement but unfortunately he is a panda...and pandas do pretty much nothing except eat bamboo for around 14 hours a day and poo up to 40 times a day. So when Ping overhears one of the reserve rangers talking about plans to send a panda to London Zoo as part of an exchange programme, he knows this is his big chance! But how can he make sure he gets selected for the programme? Will Ping be able to swap his boring life on the reserve for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on the other side of the world, or is he destined to a life of eating, and pooing, bamboo? Nothing's black and white in this laugh-out-loud Awesome Animal adventure!


Praise for the Awesome Animals series: Charming. Funny and exciting. - The Daily Telegraph Very funny, action-packed animal adventure. - The Bookseller This book is witty and wonderful. - The Liverpool Echo

About the Author

Jamie Rix
After two years at The Royal Court Theatre in London, Jamie Rix moved into television in 1986 as a director, writer and producer. He has worked on a wide variety of programmes - the BAFTA nominated Alas Smith and Jones, British Comedy Award winning Faith in the Future and the superhero BBC sitcom My Hero.

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192 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

5th July 2012



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