Format: Picture Books
Dimensions: 32 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.3 in
Published: September 1, 2009
Publisher: Little Simon
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1416996192
ISBN - 13: 9781416996194
About the Book
The classic picture book, "Hippos Go Beserk!, " which has more than 50,000 in print, is available for a limited time only as a POB edition, priced to sell at holiday time!
From the Publisher
The classic picture book, Hippos Go
Beserk!, which has more than 50,000 in print, is
available for a limited time only as a POB edition, priced to sell
at holiday time!
About the Author
Sandra Boynton was born in Orange, New Jersey, and grew up in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Boynton's parents became Quakers when she was two years old. From kindergarten through 12th grade, she and her sisters attended Germantown Friends School, where their father taught English and was Head of the Upper School. She went on to Yale, entering in 1970 for her second year of college. She spent the second semester of her junior year studying in Paris through Wesleyan University's program. At Yale, she majored in English. Boynton intended to become a theater director. For graduate studies in drama, she attended the University of California at Berkeley for one year, then transferred to the Yale School of Drama D.F.A. program, but she did not complete the program. With the birth of her first child in 1979, Boynton postponed indefinitely a career in the theater. Boynton began designing greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greetings. Her designs were at the forefront of the Alternative Cards commercial movement that began in the mid-1970s. According to RPG co-founder and president Mike Keiser, over 200 million copies of Boynton's distinctive humorous cards featuring an assortment of unnamed cartoon animal characters, spare layout, and droll messages sold between 1973 and 1995. Since the 1977 release of Hippos Go Berserk!, Boynton has published many children's books, as well as several illustrated humor books for the general market. Her books are most typically fo