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Hot Hippo (African Animal Tales)

Hadithi, Mwenye

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Paperback. Pub Date :1986-10-01 Pages: 32 Language: English Publisher: Hodder Chiildrens Books Hippo was hot and thought how wonderful it would be to live in the water. Hippo pleaded with the god of Everything and Everywhere to let him live in the rivers and streams.Ngai agreed Hippo could live in the water but only if he promised not to eat the little fishes and to come out of the water at night and eat grass.The story of how Hippo came to live in the river instead of on dry land.

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Author:   Hadithi, Mwenye

ISBN:   0340413913

ISBN 13:   9780340413913

Publisher:   Hodder Children's Books

About the Author

About the author

Author:  Hadithi, Mwenye

Author Description:  Author: Bruce Hobson is the author of seven books in this series. He lives on a farm in South Africa.Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the picture books that have made her well known.