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The First Hippo on the Moon

Written by David Walliams

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LoveReading View on The First Hippo on the Moon

Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month May 2016 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

Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for May 2016

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The First Hippo on the Moon by David Walliams

 

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The First Hippo on the Moon Synopsis

From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. 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

A triumphant mix of wit and warmth - Telegraph Books of the Year

a new Roald Dahl - The Times

Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air - The Sun

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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: 9780008131814
Publication date: 5th May 2016
Author: David Walliams
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, 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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