Baby Rhino Needs Help
For Grade 3 and older. A homegrown living book. This is a delightful story about a baby rhino who is separated from her mother by poachers. To find safety she needs to walk for many days to get to the Great Baobab Tree. During her travels many animals like the Fish Eagle and the Hippo family come to Baby Rhino’s rescue. The reader is drawn into the story by becoming part of Baby Rhino’s adventures, enjoying her encounters with the animals and experiencing the beauty of the South African lowveld. This story invites the reader to empathize with Baby Rhino’s plight and therefore highlights the importance of conservation. This is a heart-warming story of adventure, courage and love.
Suggestions for exciting activities and conversations are made at the end of the story.