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 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.