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The Truth About Hippos

The Truth About Hippos

Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals

Maxwell Eaton III

Roaring Brook Press

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Did you know that there are two types of hippo: the common hippo and the pygmy hippo (which is like a common hippo but smaller)?

Did you know that all hippos live in Africa?

Did you know that hippos can’t actually swim?

Discover these facts and many more in this nonfiction picture-book series that injects humor and bright, vivid animals into popular subjects like bears and hippos.

Praise for The Truth About Hippos

*"The truth is…this series may well inspire a new generation of animal scientists and conservationists."—The Horn Book, starred review

"While the cartoonish artwork, lively tone, and dry humor will give this easy appeal for kiddos, it’s still dense enough with science that they’ll come away with plenty of facts to spout on their next trip to the zoo."—Booklist

"Kids will enjoy the humor as the cute hippos are personified."—School Library Journal

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Maxwell Eaton III

Maxwell Eaton III is a highly tolerated author and illustrator of numerous books for children. When he isn't drawing talking animals he can be found in a canoe with his wife and daughter in the Adirondack Mountains of New York state.

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