Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros - Meg McKinlay


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“Don’t you wish,” said the small rhinoceros, “that you could see the world?” And so begins this delightful picture book by award-winning creators Meg McKinlay and Leila Rudge.

Once, there was a small rhinoceros who wanted to see the big world. So she built a boat. And sailed away ... From the duo behind award-winning picture book No Bears comes a simple yet inspirational tale about challenging the norm, pushing boundaries and being true to oneself.

  • Notable Book, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award, Picture Book category, 2018
  • “Another charming collaboration between creators Meg McKinlay and Leila Rudge, with a powerful message that can inspire kids to stay true to themselves and encourage them to test the limits of what is possible.” Books+Publishing
  • “Inspiring … Meg McKinlay’s light as air text complements the gentle coloured pencil illustrations of Leila Rudge, to create a gorgeous picture book experience that all children will love.” Reading Time