Operation Rhino by Lauren St. John

Operation Rhino

Written by Lauren St. John

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Join Martine in her fifth African adventure in Lauren St John's bestselling The White Giraffe series. When Sawubona's two precious white rhino are killed by poachers, Martine and her best friend Ben are distraught. Gwyn's friend offers to let the children stay at a rhino sanctuary near the Golden Gate National Park to take their minds off the tragedy, and they accept. But once they arrive, Martine and Ben discover that the sanctuary has a precious, living secret - one that must be guarded from the poachers at all costs. Who can the children trust? And what will happen once the secret's out?


Operation Rhino by Lauren St. John

When Sawubona's white rhinos are attacked, the poachers leave behind an orphaned 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?


'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

'enthralling... we may not all have a white giraffe to make life easier, but his book remainds us that even the most miserable situation can get better.' John Millen

About the Author

Lauren St John is the author of several books on sports and music, as well as the award-winning children's quartet THE WHITE GIRAFFE and the BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-winning Laura Marlin series. She has also written an adult novel, THE OBITUARY WRITER, published in 2013. Visit Lauren's website at www.laurenstjohn.com, like her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Lauren-St-John/120957211278399 and follow her on Twitter @laurenstjohn

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Publication date

30th November 1999




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