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Hippo Has a Hat


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There's chaos in the clothes shop when the animals go on a glorious shopping spree. Zebra's zip is stuck and Toad's tracksuit is far too big, but Flamingo finds a stylish bag, and Caterpillar's shoes are really cool. Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in this book, so join in the fun - you've never seen a fashion show like it! Trademark Julia Donaldson rhymes and rhythms are perfect to read aloud, and Nick Sharratt's mischievous and funny illustrations make the bright and playful Hippo Has a Hat a sure winner. Just right for toddlers! Look out for: Animal Music, Chocolate Mousse For Greedy Goose, One Mole Digging a Hole, Toddle Waddle and Goat Goes to Playgroup .

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28th April '17
I read it to Squirt aged 3 aged 3 & to Squidge aged 3 months aged 0
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
My eldest loved his book and I am now reading it to the baby. It was one that was asked for over and over. Silly rhymes with funny animals,  after reading this many times my daughter began to fill in the rhymes for me. She loved guessing which animal came next by the glimpse you get on each page and loved the final double spread of animals all dressed up.
2nd October '16
I read it myself (an adult) & to Laya aged 1 aged 1
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
"Hippo has a hat. A cardigan for cat"
It's a fantastic story about animals and their clothes shopping spree. 
The story is simple with short rhymic sentence which is perfect for toddlers to understand.
My 16 months old daughter enjoys looking at all the animals and their clothes.
The playful illustrations make it easy for her to understand the story.
A fun book to read .
11th October '17
I read it to Matthew aged 5 aged 5 & to Sophiajane aged 9 months aged 0
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
A bright book that catches my children's attention time and time again. We love discussing all the different clothes and laughing at why they don't fit properly. Each animal that is going to appear in the story peeks in at the side of the page so you can guess who is going to get dressed up next.
24th November '16
I read it to Rocky aged 3 aged 3
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
Love this story! My 3 year old finds is absolutely hilarious and wants to read it over and over again. The illustrations are so bright and amusing. Wonderful book.
10th October '16
I read it to Jdixon aged 3 aged 3 & to Adixon aged 1 aged 1
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
This is a fantastic silly story about animals dressing up in clothes. my three year old enjoys is so much we have to read this often and even my one year old enjoys it so much he's in fits of giggles. It's a quick read with a fast, rhyming pace. 
18th February '19
I read it to Explorer aged 4 to 5
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
A great rhyming book with bright colourful illustrations.
28th January '17
I read it to Noah aged 6 aged 6 & to Flynn aged 3 aged 3
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
A really fun and bright book for little ones and young readers. The illustrations in this book are very colourful and very funny. We really enjoyed reading it and the rhyming sentences make it an easy read. It's also a great way to increase little listeners' vocabulary with the wonderful clothes and animals you meet in the story. We would highly recommend this book.
23rd April '18
I read it to Joshuag aged 2 aged 2
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
Another great book by Julia Donaldson

Her books are vibrant, simple and fun. We enjoy reading them.

If you like other books by Julia then I would recommend this one.
8th September '15
Read to a child aged 2
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
This book is excellent! It's big it's bold and it's funny! Perfect for reading to little ones! The animals go to buy clothes and my daughter makes me pick my favourite item on every page. It even helped her learn her colours as the caterpillar wears multi-coloured shoes!
19th September '17
I read it to fpea aged 2 aged 2
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
5 stars
One of my sons favourites. We have the board book version and he always grabs it from
The book shelf and brings it to me to read

Delightful Julia Donaldson rhyme - which explores animals and clothings types. Each character pops a part of them selves into the art work of the page before - and my son loves this as he shouts which animal is next.

Delightful nick Sharatt art work as expected 
29th August '17
I read it to ElijahG aged 4 aged 4
Hippo Has a Hat 9781405021920
4 stars
Not as good as chocolate moouse for greedy goose, but still amusing with lovely colourful pics.
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