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Yo Tenia Un Hippopotamo

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A box of animal crackers inspires a boy to imagine what he would do with a fantastic array of creatures.
Board Book, 34 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Lee & Low Books (first published March 1996)
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Marina
Apr 07, 2014 Marina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In this book , elementary school teacher Hector Viveros Lee celebrates the joy of sharing and power of the imagination as a young boy gives away an eclectic array of creatures. The best of all is the surprise that's left when the box of crackers is empty! An imaginative boy opens a box of animal crackers and gives his family members a hippopotamus, anaconda, rhinoceros, and other exotic animals. I think I might use this book for developing the imagination. Also, I would suggest this book for in ...more
Jubeda
Dec 06, 2013 Jubeda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
‘I Had a Hippopotamus’, By Hector Viveros Lee


This book tells the story of a little boy who has pets ranging from a hippopotamus to a pangolin, jaguar, crocodile, anaconda and even an elephant. All of which he gives to his family members, neighbour and school teacher. He eventually ends up with a naughty little kitten who he decides to keep!


I though this book was a good read, the illustrations are very colourful and attractive to the eye. A book I see being read independently by children, but cou
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Kara
This is one children's book that I did not enjoy very much. While reading it I couldn't connect with it and the ending didn't make sense to me or didn't connect with the beginning in my opinion. But, that doesn't mean a student in my classroom won't enjoy it!
Cindy
Sep 19, 2014 Cindy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
LOL this book is funny...
The kid gives all the dangerous animals to it's family/extended family the animals which seem to be more dangerous and keeps the lovely kitten to himself in the end. How amusing.
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