Guess What? There’s a hippopotamus on the hospital Roof Eating Cake
To celebrate the anniversary of the original Hippopotamus book, Puffin created some fun Hippo Party materials. Visit the Puffin website or download the items here.
The Hippopotamus series can provide an imaginative and fun theme for the kindergarten, classroom and the school community as a whole. (Click here to look at Our Hippo Classroom Plays). 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 picture books Children’s Publishing House of Sichuan Province.
Guess What? There’s a Hippopotamus on the Hospital Roof Eating Cake! is listed as approved reading on Premiers’ Reading Challenges throughout Australia:
Have you read ‘Guess What? There’s a Hippopotamus on the Hospital Roof Eating Cake’?
Here are some of the comments received:
‘My Mum read this to me before I went to hospital. Things weren’t so scary then.’
‘We keep a copy in the class library for when students might be going to hospital, so others will understand.’
‘Most frequently ‘nicked’ book from our clinic waiting room.’
‘As a nurse and parent, I’ve found this book helps in the waiting times at medical appointments.’
‘The hippo friend is very comforting. He knows everything.’
‘It’s a funny book. I like when he slides on his bottom.’