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FIVE stars for Last from senior lecturer Mathew Tobin!

Nicola Davies’s strong powerful images help guide young readers Buy Last: The Story of a White Rhino We’re delighted with this FIVE star review of Last from senior lecturer Mathew Tobin over on Goodreads! Have a read below. Sudan is the last of his kind: a white rhino. Brutally taken from his mother, who was shot for her horn by poachers, he is shipped to a zoo devoid of any colour, smell, natural sound or…

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Last has a strong environmental message – Rhymes for Little Minds

Inspired by a true story, Last uses colour in a wonderful way! Buy Last We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Last from Rhymes for Little Minds over on Instagram! Have a look! View this post on Instagram Last: The Story Of A White Rhino by Nicola Davies This sweet book tells the story of a rhino that has been captured and put in a zoo. He remembers the sights, sounds and smells of his…

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Hurrah! Nicola Davies’s Last is featured in the Guardian!

The Guardian features Last in their round-up of the best new picture books! Buy Last We’re ecstatic that Nicola Davies’s Last: The Story of a White Rhino has been featured in the Guardian’s round-up of the best new children’s books! Read what Imogen Russell-Williams had to say below. This month there’s an emphasis on change and transition, loss and hopefulness. In picture books, Nicola Davies’s Last (Tiny Owl) is inspired by the true story of Sudan,…

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Last reminds us that we all have a responsibility towards nature – SLG Talking Books

Last is an extremely poignant version of a true story Buy Last: The Story of a White Rhino We’re delighted with this wonderful review of Last: The Story of a White Rhino from SLG Talking Books to celebrate One World Week! Read what Bev Humphrey had to say below. This week (18th – 25th October) is One World Week with United Nations day on the 24th. To quote the website ‘Events are organised by volunteers with the common…

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Discover Last teacher resources!

Support your reading of Last with our teacher resources! Buy Last  These fantastic resources for teachers, kindly put together by literary consultant Eva John, provide cross-curricular classroom activities to support Last: The Story of a White Rhino. The teacher resources explore in depth, each page of Nicola Davies’s story, based on the true story of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino. Delve into the world of conservation through language, perspective, art and geography! Download…

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