Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
This rollicking, rhyming PBS StoryTime favorite is a counting book, an animal identification book, and a book with lots of food and fun! But most important, each child will come away knowing that, "...there will always be room at the Palace for you."
“…bouncy, rhyming verse and an innovative cast of characters give this counting book zip … Only after many rereadings will little ones get their fill.” – Publishers Weekly
…a rollicking, counting rhyme…Perfect company for Hogrogian’s Always Room for One More and De Regniers’s May I Bring a Friend.” – School Library Journal
“This sprightly story in rhyme incorporates a counting lesson…The theme of hospitality closes the story on a warm, satisfying note.” – Booklist
“Everyone happily feasts on Dinner at the Panda Palace.” – The Horn Book
A Weekly Reader Book Club Main Selection;
Harper Trophy Paperback;
Harper Trophy “Tell Me a Story” book-and-cassette package;
Scholastic Book Clubs: book, big book, book-and-cassette selection;
Scott Foresman Big Book;
Atlas Editions; PBS Storytime.