The last leopard

Wenxuan Cao, 1954-

Book - 2019

Follow the moving journey of a lone leopard in his search to find other leopards. Along the 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.

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Subjects
Genres
Animal fiction
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Starfish Bay Children's Books 2019.
Language
English
Chinese
Item Description
Originally published in Chinese, c2010
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
ISBN
9781760360887
1760360880
Main Author
Wenxuan Cao, 1954- (author)
Other Authors
Rong Li, 1980- (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A poignant story about a lone leopard, set in a beautifully illustrated grassland — perfect for readers moving on to more serious topics, including extinction, and a valuable resource for teachers. A touching tale of loneliness and perseverance, told through the perspective of a leopard. The artwork skillfully depicts the grassland, using a simple, limited palette. 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.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A lone leopard searches for another leopard but it appears he may be the last one.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

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.