Author: Steve Smallman

, Illustrator: Ada Grey


ISBN: 9781848690516 Category:


BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 32 pages

DIMENSIONS: 245 x 280 mm

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Plinkety-plonk! Tweetily-tweet! The jungle animals are making music to the sound of the bubbling creek! But – goodness me! – what is that naughty hippo up to? A bonkers, musical rhyming story with a laugh-out-loud, farting surprise! 

Dance and sing along to the musical noises – and bottoms – of the animals in this funny book by the award-winning author, Steve Smallman (Big Bear’s Bottom, Dragon Stew). Kids will love the bright and lively illustrations from Ada Grey (Shhh! Don’t Wake the Royal Baby). Packed with laughs and rhymes, Hippobottymus is the perfect picture book for parents and children to read aloud. 

1 review for Hippobottymus

  1. Laura

    I love this book, and more importantly, so does my son! It’s a firm favourite in our household. I just wish it existed as a board book – our paperback is looking very well-loved already.

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Meet the author

Steve Smallman

Steve Smallman worked as a children’s book illustrator for 20 years before he decided to ‘have a go’ at writing his own. Now, over 100 books later, he’s still at it! He visits schools, libraries and f…

Meet the illustrator

Ada Grey

Ada has been doodling since she was five and always knew she wanted to be an illustrator. She has drawn everything from babies to queens, dinosaurs to unicorns and lots and lots of poo! Ada lives at t…