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Cute book about babysitting hippos. Structured like I'd you give a mouse a cookie.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.
BARBARA JOOSSE is the best-selling author of more than thirty books for children. She lives in a little stone house in Wisconsin. Visit her website at www.barbarajoosse.com.