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The Resource 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!, Emily Arnold McCully

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!, Emily Arnold McCully

Label
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!
Title
Clara
Title remainder
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!
Statement of responsibility
Emily Arnold McCully
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A rhinoceros tours Europe in the mid-18th century and becomes a sensation--based on a true story"--
Summary
Based on the true story of an eighteenth-century rhino who toured Europe. Clara is a book sure to fascinate young animal lovers, history buffs in the making, and kids interested in geography, as they follow a rhinoceros on her journey across Europe. In detailed illustrations, McCully shows Clara being introduced to Louis XV of France, Frederick the Great of Germany, and others willing to pay for a chance to stroke her soft lip. Her owner, a Dutch sea captain, keeps Clara fed (she eats 100 pounds of hay and 30 loaves of bread a day!) and watered (she drinks 14 buckets of water and beer) and takes loving care of her until her death 17 years later
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10495790
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCully, Emily Arnold
Dewey number
599
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
004-008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 0
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rhinoceroses
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Rhinoceroses
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Picture books
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Rhinoceroses
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the mostly true story of the rhinoceros who dazzled kings, inspired artists, and won the hearts of everyone
Label
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!, Emily Arnold McCully
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn910073141
Dimensions
25 x 31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
44 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780553522464
Lccn
2015011189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)910073141
Label
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!, Emily Arnold McCully
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn910073141
Dimensions
25 x 31 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
44 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780553522464
Lccn
2015011189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)910073141

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