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The First Hippo on the Moon

Written by David Walliams

Illustrated by Tony Ross

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LoveReading View on The First Hippo on the Moon

Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, August 2015 Best-selling  David Walliams and Tony Ross have teamed up for a great hippo space adventure. Sheila is a hippo with BIG ideas. Specifically, she is determined to be the first hippo on the Moon. But Hercules Waldorf-Franklin 111 is also determined to be the first hippo on the Moon. And he is a very rich hippo indeed. Who is going to win the great space-race that follows? Several hilarious space-antics later the winner is declared and spce travel will never seem quite the same again!Julia Eccleshare

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The First Hippo on the Moon Synopsis

Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross and hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included!

Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first? 3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF! Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!

The First Hippo on the Moon Press Reviews

'A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious' Amanda Craig, The Times

'I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.' - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780008131814
Publication date: 05/05/2016
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780008121860
Publication date: 30/07/2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Mixed media product

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008121860
Publication date: 30th July 2015
Author: David Walliams
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks, eBooks

About David Walliams

David Walliams is fast becoming a global phenomenon in the world of children’s literature – his ability to wow fans is unprecedented with global sales over 14.1 million. His most recent fiction title, The World’s Worst Children, published on 19th May 2016 sold over 340,000 copies in the UK alone. It went straight to No. 1 on release where it stayed for 4 weeks and also concurred Children’s Books charts, where it stayed at No.1 for 7 weeks. Internationally sales continue to thrive, The World’s Worst Children also went straight to No. 1 in the Australian children’s ...

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