1880s: Europeans thought rhinos were mythical beasts, so Captain Van der Meer took his “Clarakin” on tour. She ate so much that sometimes the captain went hungry in order to feed her. Author’s note. Resources. Map. Full-color illustrations rendered in pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros Who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone . . . While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a Continent!Book Verdict
ISBN: 9780553522471 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Page Count: 48 Trim Size: 11 1/2" x 9 1/2" Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 3 Lexile: Level: 730L Awards & Honors: Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Social Studies Genre: Fic
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