How to be a Happy Hippo by Jonathan Shipton
  

Synopsis

How to be a Happy Hippo by Jonathan Shipton

Horace isn't a happy hippo. He has plenty of toys and lots to do, but what he wants most in the world is a good long wallow in the mud with his big, round dad. The trouble is that Mr Hippo always has somewhere to go and someone to meet. How can Horace make him stop and play?

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Although Horace Hippo has everything a small hippo could possibly need, there is something missing from his life. He craves his father's attention, but Mr Hippo always has somewhere to go or someone to meet. He resorts to drastic measures to literally trap his father into playing with him. A wry observation of this important relationship. (Kirkus UK)

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 3-7

Author

Jonathan Shipton
More books by Jonathan Shipton

Publisher

Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

30th June 2000

ISBN

9781854306142


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