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.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Andersen Press USA|
|Imprint||Andersen Press USA|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JUV002330, JUV002190, JUV000000|
|Dimensions||10 x 11|
|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.