Hot Hippo

Early Years: ages 3-5KS1: ages 5-7Book

Hot hippo desperately wants to live in the water. But the god of everything and everywhere told the animals to live on the land and the fishes in the sea. This is the story of how hot hippo came to live in the river instead of dry land.

This illustrated folk-tale would be ideal to read to a young class, and could naturally lead to discussions about responsibilities to others.

Written by Kenyan author Mwenye Hadithi, other titles in the series include Greedy Zebra, Awkward Aardvaark, Baby Baboon, Bumping Buffalo, Crafty Chameleon, Cross Crocodile, Enormous Elephant, Handsome Hog, Hungry Hyena, Laughing Giraffe, Lazy Lion and Tricky Tortoise!


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    • Book (£6.99)
    • ISBN: 9780340413913
    • No. of pages: 32

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