Rhino in the House (Hardcover)

The Story of Saving Samia

By Daniel Kirk

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419723162, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 14, 2017

List Price: 17.95*
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About the Author

Daniel Kirk is the bestselling author and illustrator of the beloved Library Mouse series as well as a number of picture books and novels for young readers. He lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.


Praise For Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia

"A solid introduction to wildlife conservation...Samia saves the story, offering great appeal for young readers and moving the lively narrative along with her antics."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Kirk’s full-color, playful illustrations render the amiable rhino with cute features, and the savannah scenes are rich with lively detail...A playful glimpse into the life of a conservationist."

— Booklist

"This straightforward description of a wild animal’s rescue stands out for the specificity of its setting, made clear to young readers with maps of the world and of Africa with all its countries... A pleasant addition to storytimes about animal rescue and rehabilitation."

— School Library Journal

"This wonderfully illustrated, charming true story is another great book for introducing environmental issues and some of the joys and challenges they engender."


— School Library Connection