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Picture Books: Hooray! There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Having a Birthday Party


  

TITLE:"Hooray! There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Having a Birthday Party"

ISBN:9780670072637  H/b

ISBN 9780143502968 Paperback Puffin.com.au

E-book: on Itunes.

Author: Hazel Edwards  

Illustrator: Deborah Niland 

Publisher: Penguin Books Australia

Awards: 2011 Notable Book: Children's Book Council Awards. 

Film AdaptationPocket Bonfire:  World Premiere at St Kilda Film Festival & at Edinburgh Film Festival

Chinese translations: Children's Publishing House of Sichuan Province

AudioBook : all Hippo stories and music  Bolinda Audio

Classroom Playscript: based on paperback.

pb_hazel_edwards_classroom_playscript__birthday_hippo.pdf

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 Birthdays are very important. Especially if the hippo shares your birthday. Shows how families can share imaginative activities.

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      Educational Resources for Teachers

      To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Hippopotamus book, Puffin have created some fun Hippo Party materials. You can visit the Puffin website or download the items here.

            

      The Little Big Book Club have also prepared a comprehensive Classroom Activity Sheet. Click here to download a copy

      The Hippopotamus series can provide an imaginative and fun theme for the kindergarten, classroom and the school community as a whole. A range of resources are available for download below. Enjoy!

          

      You can find more resources and classroom ideas for all of Hazel's Books by clicking through to the Teachers Resources Page.

      Chinese translations of all six picture books  Children's Publishing House of Sichuan Province

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