Hazel Edwards



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Picture Books: My Hippopotamus is on our Caravan Roof Getting Sunburnt

  

TITLE:"My Hippopotamus is on Our Caravan Roof Getting Sunburnt"

ISBN:9780143501381 p/b

Author: Hazel Edwards 

Illustrator: Deborah Niland 

Publisher:Puffin Penguin Books Australia

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

Chinese translations: Children's Publishing House of Sichuan Province

AudioBook : all Hippo stories and music  Bolinda Audio


 

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There's something on the roof,' whispered Mummy in the middle of the night. Thump. Thump. Thump.

The hippo shares a seaside holiday with the family, surfing waves, collecting shells, playing beach cricket from the caravan rooftop. And what does our imaginary hippo pack in his overnight bag? Cake, of course!

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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 seriescan 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.

      Premiers' Reading Challenges

      My Hippopotamus is on our Caravan Roof Getting Sunburnt is listed as approved reading on Premiers' Reading Challenges throughout Australia:

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