Elmer and the Hippos
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Elmer and the Hippos

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The elephants are not happy - the hippos have come to share the river because theirs has dried up. When they complain to Elmer that the river is over-crowded, everyone's favourite patchwork elephant sets off to see if he can find a solution ...show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 236.22 x 269.24 x 5.08mm | 226.8g
  • Andersen Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 184270981X
  • 9781842709818
  • 17,538

Review quote

"A lesson in tolerance, co-operation - and recognising colours." Culture Sunday Times "Visually and Morally admirable" The Sunday Times "All the charm of its predecessors" Publishing News "With its vibrant, eye-catching colors and engaging goings-on, this book is a visual delight." School Library Journal "A lovely story about co-operation ... the pictures are a delight with wonderful colours and plenty to look at on every page." -- Sue Magee The Bookbagshow more

About David McKee

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.show more

Review Text

"Visually and Morally admirable"show more

Back cover copy

The elephants aren't happy - the hippos have come to share their river because theirs has dried up. When they complain to Elmer that the river is overcrowded, everyone's favourite patchwork elephant sets off to see if he can find a way to solve the problem... 'A deserved favourite with the 2-5s.' THE SUNDAY TIMESshow more

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117 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 24% (28)
4 33% (39)
3 38% (45)
2 3% (4)
1 1% (1)
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