Rita's Rhino

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When Rita’s mum refuses to get her a pet, Rita goes to the zoo and soon returns with a rhinoceros in tow. But keeping a pet rhino a secret in a small apartment and taking care of him, prove to be much trickier than she ever imagined! This is a hilarious take on the responsibility of pet ownership.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2015
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-04-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002330, JUV002190, JUV000000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10 x 11
Lexile 540
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 170278
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews



“Ross’ playful, ink-and-watercolor illustrations bring to mind Quentin Blake or Sempé’s urban New Yorker covers, but with a bulky rhino at center-stage. Sure to charm….”―starred, Booklist

Author, Illustrator: Tony Ross

Tony Ross has illustrated hundreds of children's books including the beloved Amber Brown series and his own Little Princess books for Andersen Press. He has chalked up countless awards in his fifty-year career and his books have been published in more than fifty languages.