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That's Not a Hippopotamus!

That's Not a Hippopotamus!
 

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might know where the hippo is hiding.

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ISBN 9781927271971
Published 1 December 2017 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By MacIver, Juliette
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781927271971
ISBN-10 1927271975
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 December 2017
International Publication Date 1 February 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By MacIver, Juliette
Category Award Winning
General Picture Books
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Picture Book Finalists
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 260mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 240g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 712343

Description of this Book

I see him, Miss! He's super tall! I'll fetch him in no time at all. I got'im, Miss! I got'im, Miss! I KNEW that I could spot'im, Miss! ...THAT'S not a hippopotamus! A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might know where the hippo is hiding. That's Not a Hippopotamus is a deft and delightful tale, packed with word play and madcap energy-and with a whole different story to enjoy in the illustrations.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Best Picture Book, New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2017
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Juliette MacIver is a picture-book writer and mother of four, who lives in Wellington, New Zealand. Her popular books are regularly shortlisted for awards. Sarah Davis began illustrating picture books in 2008 and has illustrated more than 30 books. She is a leading illustrator with a wide portfolio of award-winning books. She has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards in Australia and New Zealand, including the 2009 Children's Book Council of Australia's Crichton Award for Best New Illustrator for her first picture book.

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