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By Emily Arnold McCully

This interesting, informative, and touching photograph booklet by way of a Caldecott Medalist is predicated at the actual tale of an eighteenth-century rhino who toured Europe and commenced a sensation! Clara is a e-book guaranteed to fascinate younger animal enthusiasts, historical past buffs within the making, and children drawn to geography, as they stick with a rhinoceros on her trip throughout Europe.
 
In unique illustrations, McCully indicates Clara being brought to Louis XV of France, Frederick the good of Germany, and others prepared to pay for an opportunity to stroke her tender lip. Her proprietor, a Dutch sea captain, retains Clara fed (she eats a hundred kilos of hay and 30 loaves of bread a day!) and watered (she beverages 14 buckets of water and beer) and takes loving care of her till her loss of life 17 years later.

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