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How the Rhino Got His Skin

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Adults who fondly remember from their childhood reading the classic "Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling may also recall that they were not illustrated, and that the original language may not be easily accessible to young readers. This version of "How the Rhino Got His Skin" is a fully-illustrated picture book, with language updated for today's kids aged 3-6. Kids love the ...more
Paperback, 36 pages
Published August 30th 2013 by Birch Tree Publishing
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Jan farnworth
Sep 14, 2013 Jan farnworth rated it it was amazing
Book was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.

My son and i read this book together and he loved the pictures, the funny tale about the baker putting the cake crumbs in the rhino skin. It was a great creative way to explain a rhino skin and kept my son entertained through out the story. The author does a great job with keeping the wording simple enough for kids to read and the story line entertaining for both kids and adult alike another great story my son wants to read agai
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Anna Tan
Sep 19, 2013 Anna Tan rated it really liked it
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How the Rhino Got his Skin is a retelling of Rudyard Kipling's short story of the same name.
Rewritten in simple, lyrical English, the book is filled with beautiful illustrations to entrance the young kids.
Included in the book is the original short story, which may help to transition young readers from picture books to non-illustrated stories.
Emily
Sep 11, 2013 Emily rated it it was amazing
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This book is adorable! It's well written and delightfully illustrated. The story is perfect for the child that always asks "why?" as it addresses why rhino's skin is the way it is. It's humorous and fun and a wonderful addition to any child's library.
Henry Herz
Sep 08, 2013 Henry Herz rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
The story has been shortened and the language updated to make Rudyard Kipling's tale more suitable for todays young readers. The illustrations are whimsical and really augment the story.
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Henry Herz writes fantasy and science fiction for children. He is represented by Deborah Warren of East/West Literary Agency. He and his sons wrote MONSTER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES (Pelican, 2015), WHEN YOU GIVE AN IMP A PENNY (Pelican, 2016), MABEL AND THE QUEEN OF DREAMS (Schiffer, 2016), LITTLE RED CUTTLEFISH (Pelican, 2016), and CAP'N REX & HIS CLEVER CREW (Sterling, 2017).

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