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The First Hippo on the Moon


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From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up.

Two big hippos.
One ENORMOUS dream.
Who can make it to the moon first?
3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . .

Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!

The First Hippo on the Moon Reviews | Toppsta

  • ISBN: 9780008131814
  • Pub Date: 5th May 2016
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 32

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11th April '17
I read it to Soopa aged 2 aged 2
The First Hippo on the Moon 9780008131814
5 stars
This is the first David Walliams book we have read with our daughter. I had thought that they were aimed at older children (and some of them are) but this one was perfect for my two-year-old, she absolutely loved the story especially the part where Sheila the Hippo does a ginormous trump and she couldn't wait for Daddy to come home so she could tell him about it! It's riotous, silly fun with a wonderful story and fantastic, engaging illustrations that incorporate the text in some places to further draw you into the story. We loved it and will be looking to read more David Walliams books soon.
28th June '17
I read it to PHanke aged 1 aged 1
The First Hippo on the Moon 9780008131814
5 stars
I thoroughly enjoyed this book!  I think it was a little bit grown up for my daughter, but even so she loved the illustrations and listening to the story!
7th March '18
I read it to Little bear aged 6 aged 6 & to Little lady aged 4 aged 4
The First Hippo on the Moon 9780008131814
5 stars
My little ones loved this story and how the hippos dream to be on the moon. Shelia take the home made rocket route and Hercules has a real rocket
28th January '17
I read it to RC13 aged 3 aged 3
The First Hippo on the Moon 9780008131814
5 stars
We finished reading this with my 3 year old saying 'I just can't stop laughing'. The animals' comments in the story are hilarious. We loved the pictures.
9th April '17
I read it to Darcm aged 6 months aged 0
The First Hippo on the Moon 9780008131814
5 stars
My four year old found this book very fun and loved the bright illustrations. She enjoyed the story about Sheila the hippopotamus being the first hippo on the moon. She was left giggling and couldn't wait to tell everyone Sheila's secret that she wasn't the first hippo in fact. Lovely book will look out for more from David Williams 
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Tony Ross is a British illustrator and author, born in London on 29th September 1938. He is perhaps best known for the Little Princess books which he both writes and illustrates but he also illustrated the [url=https://t...

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