Hippospotamus

Hippospotamus

3.71 (371 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Hippopotamus had a spotamus . . . on her bottomus!
"It's Measles!" said Weasel.
"It's Hippopox!" said Fox.
"It's Jungle Fever!" said Beaver.

But the spot on Hippo's bottomus was not a diseasel, not even a spotamus but something quite silly . . .
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 241 x 280 x 4mm | 210g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1849394164
  • 9781849394161
  • 167,594

Review Text

"Especially fun to read aloud"
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Review quote

"The rhyming has vim and is great to read aloud" -- Kate Kellaway * Guardian * "A cracker of a story told with flair and invention . . . Excellent jokes abound" * Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading 'Book of the Month' * "Especially fun to read aloud" * Children's Books Ireland, Inis * "Wonderful . . . the pace is fast and uplifting. The illustrations in this gorgeous book are bright and comical." * We Love This Book * "A wonderful read-aloud, one that small children ITCH to get their hands on, to try for themselves . . . get the book asap!" * Books for Keeps *
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About Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children's picture book authors. She also writes for television and video companies, and has two children. Amongst her many other prize-winning books, sha has written Who's in the Loo? which was shortlisted for the Nottingham Children's Book Award, won the Red House Picture Book Award and was the overall winner at the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver medal in the Smaries Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. A major animated series of Tony Ross's Little Princess is curently showing on Channel 5's Milkshake. He lives in Oxfordshire.
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Rating details

371 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 29% (109)
4 31% (115)
3 25% (91)
2 11% (42)
1 4% (14)
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