Rhino - Animals in Art
This lovely, high-quality book is packed full of interesting rhino facts and figures as well as beautiful illustrations featuring rhinos from 2,500 year-old Namibian sandstone engravings to Andy Warhol prints and everything in between!
It combines fascinating facts about rhinos with interesting information about fictional rhinos from literature. All accompanied with striking images from all over the world. Find out how rhinos are perissodactyls (odd-toed ungulates) and how short-sighted they are! Read about Rudyard Kipling's How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin. Find out how big rhinos are, how much they drink and more. Includes a dreamlike painting from Dali and beautiful illustration showing Laurent de Brunhoff's famous elephant Barber meeting his daughter's new beau - King Rataxes' son a rhino! (Romeo and Juliet?!).
Through full-page pictures and accompanying text, this book celebrates our relationship with these incredible animals and reminds us how important it is to protect them in the wild.
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