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Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinocerous Who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone…While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a Continent!

There aren’t nearly enough books about rhinoceroses. Clara, a pet rhino in India, went with a Dutch sea captain on his travels around the world. Captain Van der Meer thought he could make money showing off Clara all across Europe, … Continue reading

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Bogart and Vinnie: A Completely Made-Up Story of True Friendship

Audrey Vernick has the quintessential dog personality down pat. I don’t know rhinos quite as well, however, they were my favourite animal at age three so I feel qualified to say that Vernick also has the rhino character traits up to … Continue reading

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