Colorful illustrations by the author complement this TRUE tale of a picky panda bear at the San Diego Zoo. The panda worries everyone at the Zoo by not eating, until the keeper finds just the right thing to please the hungry bear. This charming read-aloud story is based on the true story of one of the first pandas in the San Diego Zoo’s Giant Panda Conservation program, whose problem was solved by a nearby botanical garden.
Panda Who Would Not Eat
Author: Ruth Todd Evans
About the Author
Ruth Todd Evans
Ruth Todd Evans has had a life-long love of plants, gardening and nature. Following her career as a physician specializing in internal medicine and geriatrics, she has been pursuing other passions: art and literature. A former board member of Quail Botanical Gardens, she lives with her husband in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and is currently writing and illustrating another children's book.