My Panda Sweater
My Panda Sweater
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My Panda Sweater

Written by Gilles Baum & illustrated by Barroux
Published by Barefoot Books
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What's My Panda Sweater About

Publisher Summary

A quirky kid donates her beloved panda sweater, and through this act of sacrifice gains a new friend. With whimsical, contemporary artwork, this story balances the topic of selflessness with humor and heart, while also offering an opportunity to talk about bullying, sharing and self-confidence.

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    I love my lucky panda sweater! I wear it all the time, even in the summer.
    At school, at dance class – I'm a panda bear everywhere. I don't care if the other kids laugh. 
All I need to do is pull up my panda hood... and right away, everything feels better.
    Her desk shakes a little as she scribbles hard in her notebook. I wonder what her story is. 
I want to tell her the story of my panda sweater. That it brings good luck. That I'm glad she has it now, and I hope she'll always feel safe inside it, too. 
When the bell rings, everyone runs out to the playground. Except us. I smile at my panda friend. She smiles back.
    In our empty classroom, I turn on some music. We dance together. A few people are watching, maybe even laughing at us, but we don't care.


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Book Details

Publication Date
March 15, 2020
Text Details
This book was typeset in Blockhead, Chalkduster and Mr Lucky
Illustration Details
The illustrations were prepared in acrylics on paper with some collages
Page Count
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
WorldCat Number (OCLC)

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