Hippo Hurray! Kids can ask for our take home craft when requesting materials for curbside pickup or home delivery. Right now, we’re handing out hippos! Place a hold on some of these hippo books or give us a call at 708-867-2298 for help picking out other books you’ll love to read.
Here Comes Doctor Hippo by Jonathan London
While playing doctor, Hippo visits the other animals until he gets scared and runs home to Doctor Mommy.
Big Little Hippo by Valeri Gorbachev
Little Hippo cannot wait to grow up and complains that all the other animals are bigger than him, until he helps a small beetle and feels better about himself.
Saving Fiona by Thane Maynard
The amazing, true story of Fiona, a baby hippo born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo, the team of scientists and caregivers who nursed her to health, and the vast community in Cincinnati and beyond who rallied around her.
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Happy Hippo, Angry Duck by Sandra Boynton
Bestselling author Sandra Boynton is back in this all-new board book about moods. Boynton’s clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings. Young readers are sure to giggle as interactive text asks them if they are “grumpy as a moose or excited as a dog?” Maybe they’re “worried as a rabbit or contented as a frog?”
Mouse and Hippo by Mike Twohy
When Hippo saves Mouse after he falls into the lake, Mouse paints his new friend’s portrait to thank him.