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Birdbrain Amos

Birdbrain Amos

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by Michael Delaney, Michael C. Delaney
     
 

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He hired a tick bird to eat the bugs off his back so that he could be like all of the other hippos. There is just one problem. Kumba, his tick bird, misunderstands him when he tells her to make herself at home. Now Amos has to walk around with a bird's nest on his head, and he doesn't like it one bit! To make matters worse, all of the other animals are making fun of

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He hired a tick bird to eat the bugs off his back so that he could be like all of the other hippos. There is just one problem. Kumba, his tick bird, misunderstands him when he tells her to make herself at home. Now Amos has to walk around with a bird's nest on his head, and he doesn't like it one bit! To make matters worse, all of the other animals are making fun of him. What's a hippo to do?

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
An insect-ridden hippopotamus thinks his prayers are answered when a tick bird responds to his ad for a bug remover in what PW called a "laugh-out-loud romp for readers just graduating to full-length fiction." Ages 7-up. (Apr.) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142400319
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/12/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.84(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
7 - 11 Years

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Meet the Author

Michael Delaney, author of Deep Doo-Doo and other novels, lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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