muffa. story of an african the baby white rhinoceros

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons

isbn: 978-9984-820-32-3

size: 22 x 26 cm

quantity: 96 pages

year: 2011

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Muffa is an orphan; zoo keeper Ibu, a student who does not haveenough money to complete his studies, assumes care for him. SoonMuffa learns to speak and read and hides from cold and heat bywrapping himself up in used newspapers. The journey is far, howeverMuffa finds some new friends during his trip. They cross the frozenBaltic Sea on ice, and Muffa picks up some pretty good skatingskills. In Paris Ibu and Muffa visit a library; in Marseille,unfortunately, the two friends lose each other. A family of storkshelp Muffa cross the sea; Hammurabi the Hippopotamus accompanies himon his travel up the Nile. Finally they reach Kenya where a hugevariety of animals live on the lakeside. And yet the animals are onceagain attacked by poachers. This time their plan fails:Muffa, remembering everything he has read, leads the animalslike a true commander! A happy reunion with Ibu and otherfriends, who have arrived to help African animals, await him.