This book is one of a series published by Penguin and illustrated by Deborah Niland about the cake-eating hippo friend. Each is about situations in which a child might be apprehensive: starting school, going to hospital or a new baby or birthday party. Various hippo activities like puppet-making, posters and colouring in are provided on the author Hazel Edwards' website. These books are also translated into Chinese by the Sichuan Children's Publishing House.About the Author:
Australian Hazel Edwards has many published titles for this age group. She is best known for the classic picture book series 'There's a Hippopotamus on our Roof Eating Cake', Hazel is currently an Astrid Lindgren Award nominee for 2011. More details and activities for children on her website
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Book Description Penguin Puffin. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0340538864I5N00
Book Description Hodder Children's Book Australia For James D.N. Pty Limited, 1994. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Deborah Niland (illustrator). pp, 8 x 10 inches. Bookseller Inventory # ta604