I've Lost My Hippopotamus by Jack Prelutsky

I've Lost My Hippopotamus

byJack Prelutsky

Hardcover | March 13, 2012

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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.

About The Author

Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, includingThe New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, andStardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.
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Title:I've Lost My HippopotamusFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 7.25 × 0.78 inPublished:March 13, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062014579

ISBN - 13:9780062014573

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“With her wildly expressive characters and expertly conveyed physical comedy… this is sure to be a read-aloud hit.”