The fifth African adventure in Lauren St John's bestselling THE WHITE GIRAFFE series.
When Sawubona's white rhinos are attacked, the poachers leave behind a terrified calf. Devastated but determined to help, Martine and Ben agree to take the rhino baby to a sanctuary near the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
But the sanctuary is hiding a precious secret - one that must be guarded from the poachers at all costs. When the secret gets out, Martine and Ben find themselves in the fight of their lives to save one of the rarest animals on earth. But who can they trust?
A magical and heartwarming adventure about saving endangered species.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 182 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 15 mm
A deep sense of humanity runs through the tale which encompasses themes such as loss, bereavement, guilt, courage, love and kindness * Primary Teacher *
A thrilling mix of heartfelt eco-friendly adventure and natural magic ... perfect for 8-11s. * Amanda Craig, THE TIMES on THE LAST LEOPARD *
St John's descriptions of southern Africa provide a sumptuous backdrop ... top-drawer adventure storytelling, with an added helping of fantasy thrown in. It all makes for a genuinely gripping tale that will warm even the coldest of hearts. * Joe Melia, Waterstone's Bristol Galleries on THE WHITE GIRAFFE *
enthralling... we may not all have a white giraffe to make life easier, but his book reminds us that even the most miserable situation can get better. * John Millen on THE WHITE GIRAFFE *
Mystery, intrigue and suspense dominate the story of 11 year old orphaned Martine who is sent to live with her grandmother on a game reserve in South Africa. Reading this meticulously worded, cleverly crafted and flawless novel proved to be a real joy. This book has the hallmark of a children's classic and would make a delightful film. * Marion Griffiths, ARMADILLO on THE WHITE GIRAFFE *
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“A brilliant read!”
The main characters of the White Giraffe Series make a noticeable difference to the world by being compassionate, quick-witted and resilient. Very proud to have the books in my ‘mini’ home library! Freddie, age 8
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