Hippo Has A Hat by Julia Donaldson

Hippo Has A Hat

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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Lots of clothes! Let's try them. Maybe we can buy them.


Hippo Has A Hat by Julia Donaldson

There's chaos in the clothes shop when the animals go on a glorious shopping spree. Zebra's zip is stuck and Toad's tracksuit is far too big, but Flamingo finds a stylish bag, and Caterpillar's shoes are really cool. Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in this book, so join in the fun -- you've never seen a fashion show like it! Trademark Julia Donaldson rhymes and rhythms are perfect to read aloud, and Nick Sharratt's mischievous and funny illustrations make this bright and playful book a sure winner. Just right for toddlers! Look out for: Animal Music, Chocolate Mousse For Greedy Goose, One Mole Digging A Hole, Toddle Waddle and Goat Goes To Playgroup.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info


Board book
18 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th May 2015




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