Mwenye Hadithi - Running Rhino - Hachette Children's Group

Running Rhino

By Mwenye Hadithi
Illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

A brand-new title in this successful series of African folktales.

Rhino runs everywhere. And as he runs, he leaves a wake of devastation in his path. The other animals are fed up of this rampant running and so Lion confronts him, telling him he must stop. Rhino refuses and challenges anyone to try and stop him. Out of all the animals it is little Tickbird who takes up his challenge, with interesting results!

Biographical Notes

Mwenye Hadithi was born in Nairobi in a rambling brick and wood house surrounded by ten acres. His early life was full of animals. He attended London University, studying languages and foreign literature. When his first attempts at short stories and radio plays were sold immediately, he decided to be the next great African Writer. Adrienne is a great lover of all forms of nature. She lives in the Republic of Ireland.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340989388
  • Publication date: 03 Nov 2011
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
You could be forgiven for overlooking Running Rhino ... but you would be missing a treat! ... a lovely story — School Librarian
A lively story ... lovely, colourful illustrations — The Bookbag
..a nice bedtime story ... — Bookbag
A lovely story about a rhino in a rush, the animals who meet him on his way and an exciting challenge that will keep children interested to the end. — Shool Librarian
Clever alliteration and beautiful illustration. — School Librarian
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