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The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino Book 5

Written by Lauren St John

Illustrated by David Dean

Part of the The White Giraffe Series Series

The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino Book 5 Synopsis

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.

The White Giraffe Series: Operation Rhino Book 5 Press Reviews

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 * 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 * 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 * A thrilling mix of heartfelt eco-friendly adventure and natural magic ... perfect for 8-11s. * Amanda Craig, THE TIMES on THE LAST LEOPARD * A deep sense of humanity runs through the tale which encompasses themes such as loss, bereavement, guilt, courage, love and kindness * Primary Teacher * St John's refined prose and assertive young protagonists convey a profound regard for the beauty and magic of the vast African backdrop ... a hugely enjoyable and gripping summer read for both girls and boys. * THE BOOKSELLER on THE LAST LEOPARD *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444012736
Publication date: 6th October 2016
Author: Lauren St John
Illustrator: David Dean
Publisher: Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Lauren St John

Lauren St John grew up surrounded by horses, cats, dogs and a pet giraffe on a farm and game reserve in Zimbabwe, the inspiration for her bestselling White Giraffe and One Dollar Horse series, as well as her YA horse novel, The Glory. Dead Man's Cove, the first in her Laura Marlin Mystery series, won the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Before becoming a children's author, she worked as a journalist for The Sunday Times, writing about sports, music and spies. Along with her veterinary nursing training, it served as perfect research for her Kat Wolfe mystery series ...

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