I've Lost My Hippopotamus

I've Lost My Hippopotamus

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Overview

Some of the animals in this book are real. They include:

  • the hippopotamus (she's missing)
  • the elephant (he's artistically talented)
  • the octopus (it's great at multitasking).

Others may not be quite so real. These include:

  • the wiguana (very hairy, for a lizard)
  • the halibutterfly (there's something fishy about it)
  • the gludu (quite clingy).

In the tradition of Jack Prelutsky's classic poetry collections The New Kid on the Block, It's Raining Pigs & Noodles, and A Pizza the Size of the Sun, here is a book packed with more than 100 funny poems and silly pictures. Most of the poems are about animals—some are big and some are small, some have unusual interests, and some are just plain unusual.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062014573
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/13/2012
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 546,939
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Jack Prelutsky has filled more than fifty books of verse with his inventive wordplay, including the national bestsellers The Wizard, Scranimals, and The New Kid on the Block. He is also the author of Be Glad Your Nose is on your Face, a collection of his most celebrated verses. He was named the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.

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I've Lost My Hippopotamus 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
shelf-employed on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
What's not to like about a book of Jack Prelutsky poems? My favorite is "When," on pages 136-137. Readers will not be disappointed in these poems about "animals," both real and imagined.