Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah and Famed Author Julia Johnson Tell Tales
The famed Julia Johnson, author of the Humpy Grumpy Camel series reads children stories about a very special camel and the critically endangered white rhino
RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE - Julia Johnson, author of the Humpy Grumpy Camel series of books celebrates the new publication of Ubuntu, Summer of the Rhino by reading stories to children about the improbable missions of a very special camel at 15.00 and the heart wrenching story of an orphaned rhino at 16.00 on Friday 22 April 2016 at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
The Humpy Grumpy Camel lives in the UAE and is surrounded by fast cars, tall buildings and miles of desert. He loves the movies and dreams of becoming an action star. One day, his dreams miraculously come true and he receives action star status, but can he rise to the challenge? Learn from Julia if his unlikely rescue mission succeeds! Young children love the adventures of Humpy Grumpy Camel.
Dr Dame Daphne Sheldrick, of the internationally renowned David Sheldrick Trust, endorsed Julia's story of Ubuntu, Summer of the Rhino, which was penned for Rhino Revolution Dubai and explores the true, heart rending story of an orphaned rhino calf in the South African savannah. This book is suitable for children over eight (and adults) and is the perfect story to raise awareness of the plight facing rhinos and the particularly endearing qualities of a young rhino calf. Did you know that they love to have their tummies tickled and of course rolling in mud is rhino heaven! All royalties and a percentage of book sales will be donated to saving these ancient dinosaur-like creatures.
Rhino Revolution together with Tailor Frame will be raising funds for the future of beautiful rhinos on the day. Rhino Revolution have a collection of tee shirts depicting the rhino calf and delightful soft toys. Tailor Frame, owned by inspirational Finnish photographer Jere Hietala, who captures wild rhinos in their natural habitat, has created a thrilling backdrop for children and adults alike for a once-in-a-lifetime, up-close-and-personal photograph with a baby rhino... perhaps it is Ubuntu? All proceeds will be donated to Rhino Revolution.
Johnson's previous books include The Pearl Diver and The Camel That Got Away. The Leopard Boy won a Kirkus star in America and The Turtle Secret won the Best International Children's Book Award at Sharjah International Book Fair in 2014.
With a background in drama and theatre, Julia's imagination and contagious enthusiasm will have children of all ages on the edges of their seats!
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is cradled by the Hajar Mountains, a championship golf course, white sandy beaches and the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf. The Hotel is a mere 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport and brings True Waldorf Service to one of the most alluring beach front locations in the Middle East.
Ras Al Khaimah is the destination of choice for adventure, nature, tranquillity and a perfect home for Humpy and his rhino family. The northern most Emirate boasts beautiful and dramatic mountains, azure blue sea with white beaches, red sandy deserts and lush green plains indented by a series of creeks and lagoons. Ras Al Khaimah has a rich heritage, dating back over 5000 years which manifests in numerous historical sites, forts and abandoned villages and renowned for exceptional pearls. Discover a great range of extraordinary journeys.
Following the enchanting storytelling, Johnson will spend an hour in the beautiful boutique within the hotel and be available to meet Humpy Grumpy and Ubuntu fans and sign books.
For more information about the storytelling, please contact 072035555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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