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By Janet Wong, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 31, 2011

A haunting photo of an emaciated tiger in one of China’s “tiger parks” inspired author Janet Wong to write Once Upon A Tiger: New Beginnings for Endangered Animals, illustrated by talented artist Sladjana Vasic. But Wong didn’t want to frighten or upset young readers; she wanted simply to encourage children to wonder about endangered animals, to think about their unique qualities and, through learning, to come to care about them.