cover image The Turtle and the Hippopotamus

The Turtle and the Hippopotamus

Kate Banks. Farrar Straus Giroux, $16.5 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-374-37885-1

Afraid of the Hippo in the middle, Turtle enlists a flock of friends to help her cross the river. But it's the most unlikely ally that eventually gets Turtle to the other side in The Turtle and the Hippopotamus, a rebus book companion to The Bird, the Monkey, and the Snake in the Jungle by Kate Banks, illus. by Tomek Bogacki. (May)