Little Rhino Has No Horn
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Little Rhino Has No Horn, illustrated by HAI artist Jim Steck and written by his wife Terri Steck was awarded a bronze medal from the prestigious Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, which attracted nearly a thousand entries from throughout North America and the English-speaking world. Medals went to authors, illustrators and publishers from 32 U.S. states, five Canadian provinces, and seven countries overseas.

Little Rhino Has No Horn is the adventure of a young, late-blooming rhinoceros who sets out to find a horn. He meets three charismatic, African animals who “help” him, yielding the rib-tickling irony of homonyms. With a joyful ending, Little Rhino learns that with patience, what is meant to come to him eventually will (in the fullness of time). From hope to despair to elation, readers experience Little Rhino’s journey through the art as well as the words. Deemed a “modern-retro style” with bright colors of the characters and backgrounds, this pattern book features frolicking fun of alliteration, opposites and simile.

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Jim Steck
Windermere, USA
Tel: 407-473-5581

You've already put your hands on Jim Steck's work – literally. Cups at Denny's, placemats at McDonald’s, counter displays at Pizza Hut…Jim has illustrated many campaigns for … Show more.

Message Jim
Profile updated 9th July, 2020
Member since 29th January, 2011
Jim is fantastic to work with. I had the pleasure of hiring Jim a few years ago to work with us on the Dixie Riddle Cups and Riddle Cups packaging for Georia-Pacific. Jim contributed to the creative process as well as creating the illustrations. Jim is extremely enthusiastic about his work, which is infectious. Jim met all of our deadlines, was easy to work with, and created memorable illustrations for the Riddle Cups that are still being used in the market today. We have hired Jim since to work with us on A&W internal signage, as well as additional Dixie projects.
— Bill Leissring, SubZero Design