In this touching story of belonging and environmental awareness, a young boy’s courage and ingenuity help an orphaned rhinoceros find safety in a new herd. A Family For Faru offers a colorful portrayal of a gentle rhino and a boy who cares for him and helps him survive. The backmatter provides insightful details on the poaching of rhinos, their endangered status, conservation efforts to save them, and Rao-Robinson’s story of her encounter with rhinos in South Africa that inspired the book.
A gentle story that helps children understand why wildlife conservation matters and why they should care. (Picture book. 5-8)
Full-color illustrations throughout