Hippo Goes Bananas!
Marjorie Dennis Murray, , illus. by Kevin O'Malley. . Cavendish, $14.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-7614-5224-9
Hippo has a toothache and he's not taking it well: "He grumped and bellowed—spun in circles—and crashed into a tree." And since no other animal in the plains knows what's wrong, the rumor mill shifts into high gear, and soon all the inhabitants are adding their own speculations as to what's going on: "Hippo's gone bananas!... He's knocking down every tree in the jungle, kicking them off the cliff, rolling them into the river, damming up the water, and flooding the Serengeti." O'Malley's (
Reviewed on: 03/27/2006
Board Books - 34 pages - 978-0-7614-5448-9
Paperback - 32 pages - 978-0-7614-5838-8