Follow the moving journey of a lone leopard in his search to find other leopards. Along his journey, he meets other creatures, constantly questioning whether he is the last leopard in the world. His wish is, in part, granted when he finally sees another leopard–but not in the way one would expect. This bittersweet tale of loneliness and extinction, along with its beautiful illustrations of the grasslands, is bound to touch readers profoundly.
<p><b>Cao Wenxuan</b> grew up in rural China and is now a professor of Chinese literature and children’s literature. He is the author of several celebrated books for young readers, including the novel <i>Bronze and Sunflower</i>, which received three starred reviews. His fluid, poetic prose depicts honest, sometimes raw, and often melancholy moments of life. </p><p>He has also received significant recognition for his academic research and teaching in the field of children’s literature, and he was the first Chinese author to win the Hans Christian Andersen Author Award.</p><p>Cao Wenxuan is the author of <i>Summer.</i></p>