Never Babysit the Hippopotamuses!

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San Val, Incorporated, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 480 pages
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Babysitting hippopotamuses leads to wacky events and unruly incidents.

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Review: Never Babysit the Hippopotamuses!

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

2.5 stars. This book is just okay. My daughter occasionally asks for it at bedtime, but it's definitely not one of her faves. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Anderson - Goodreads

This good was simply a negative book and I'm not a fan. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Doug Johnson is an elementary school teacher and the author of "Never Babysit the Hippopotamuses! "and "Never Ride Your Elephant to School," He lives in Bremerton, Washington, with his wife and three children.
Tammy Smith is a freelance illustrator and designer of greeting cards, partyware, and magazine work. She created the pictures for this book using everything from Sculpey clay to teddy bear fur and Easter grass. This is Ms. Smith's first book for young readers. She lives in Westwood, Kansas, with her husband and young son.

Abby Carter has illustrated many picture and chapter books, including, most recently, Slithery Jake, published by HarperCollins. Her work also appears on Fresh Samantha beverage bottles. She lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.

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