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 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, JUV039220
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 been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He has been named the best-selling illustrator in the UK three years in a row. He lives in Macclesfield, England.