Zippo the Super Hippo by Kes Gray
  

Zippo the Super Hippo

Written by Kes Gray
Illustrated by Nikki Dyson
Part of the Zippo the Super Hippo Series

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Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, August 2015 Everyone wants a super power but trying to find out what yours is can be tricky! Zippo the Hippo wants to be special but being good at plodding and getting muddy doesn’t seem to be enough. Then Zippo tries flying. Flying would be a great super power! Unfortunately, Zippo can’t fly…but he can land spectacularly on account of his great big bottom! Not Zippo is a super hippo with a very special and unusual talent! ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Zippo the Super Hippo by Kes Gray

Zippo doesn't want to be an ordinary hippo. He wants to be super! Being good at swimming and splashing in mud aren't really superpowers, though. Perhaps he can fly like his friend Roxi. But who's ever heard of a flying hippopotamus? Especially one with such a big bottom...From award-winning author Kes Gray and exciting new illustrating talent Nikki Dyson. This fantastically funny superhero will be flying into children's imaginations everywhere!

About the Author

Kes Gray

Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children of all ages, including critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) and the Daisy series (Random House). As well as winning the Red House Children's Book Award for Eat Your Peas, Billy's Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos(Random House), Kes was noted by The Independent as one of the top ten children's authors in the UK only a year after publishing his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 to 7 years

Author

Kes Gray
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Author's Website

http://www.kesgray.com/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

30th July 2015

ISBN

9781447279907

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