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Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros

Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros

"Don't you wish," said the small rhinoceros, "that you could see the world?" And so begins this delightful picture book by award-winning creators Meg McKinlay and Leila Rudge.Once, there was a small rhinoceros who wanted to see the big world. So she built a boat. And sailed away ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925126709
Barcode 9781925126709
Published 1 September 2017 by Walker Books Australia
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By McKinlay, Meg
Illustrated by Rudge, Leila
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ISBN-13 9781925126709
ISBN-10 1925126706
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 September 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By McKinlay, Meg
Illustrated by Rudge, Leila
Category General Picture Books
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 252mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 402g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 762241

Description of this Book

Once, there was a small rhinoceros who wanted to see the big world. So she built a boat. And sailed away ... From the duo behind award-winning picture book No Bears comes a simple yet inspirational tale about challenging the norm, pushing boundaries and being true to oneself.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review ...great recommendation for kids aged two to six, this book is another charming collaboration between creators Meg McKinlay and Leila Rudge... McKinlay has written a strong heroine who dares to dream big and isn't swayed by the doubts of others. -- Suzanne Garcia * Books+Publishing * With themes of independence and freedom, pushing the boundaries of what is considered 'normal' and daring to be different to fulfil your heart's desire, Once Upon A Small Rhinoceros will charm you and inspire you in equal measure. * Brona's Books * The watercolour and pencil illustrations are simply charming, giving a personality to the young rhino, endearing her adventurous spirit to the readers. Readers will thoroughly enjoy recognising the countries to which she travels, spotting the iconic cultural features of each. -- Read Plus * Read Plus * Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros is inspirational for all living beings, great and small. -- Boomerang Books * Boomerang Books * This book perfectly illustrates the way pictures and text can work together to make a book that is greater than the sum of its parts... adventure-loving preschoolers will love little rhino and the book is ideal to introduce topics such as individuality, courage and the importance of not following the crowd. -- Bookrapt * Bookrapt * I loved the language McKinlay uses in this lovely children's picture book. * The Book Chook * This story is a simple yet inspirational tale. * Wonderous Words * This isn't a unique story line for a picture book but it is a particularly good one. Inspirational for young and old, male and female. * Read Plus * Preschoolers will love little rhino and the book is ideal to introduce topics such as individuality, courage and the importance of not following the crowd. * Bookrapt *

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Author's Bio

Meg McKinlay is a versatile, award-winning author of children's picture books and novels. A Rhino's Tale is her fourth pairing with illustrator Leila Rudge. Their previous picture book collaboration No Bears was short-listed in two categories for the prestigious CBCA Book of the Year awards and was published by WUK and CWP. She is an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Western Australia, where she has taught Australian Literature, Japanese, and Creative Writing. www.megmckinlay.com Leila Rudge is the award-winning and much-loved author/ illustrator. Ted, her first picture book as both author and illustrator, was a 2104 CBCA Notable Book. She grew up in England but headed to Australia after completing an Illustration Degree at Bath Spa University. http://www.leilarudge.com/

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