Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Children's Fiction Counting & Numbers

One Hippo Hops

by (author) Jane Yolen

illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Publisher
Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Apr 2008
Category
Counting & Numbers, General
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781554700073
    Publish Date
    Apr 2008
    List Price
    $7.95

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it

Description

Hippos sad,
Hippos blue,
Having nothing
Else to do.
No books to read,
No games to play,
Hippos sad,
A real gray day.
Meet the hippos?a lovable, zany crew ready to escort children and parents through the all-too-often boring concepts of counting, colours, and moods. But not this time!
These hippos wear purple flip-flops and blue dungarees; they pull hair when they are angry (and end up in the time-out chair!) and sulk when they are sad; they jump out of planes with parachutes, and slide down snow-covered hills on sleds. And they even play in one awesome marching band!
Written by beloved children's author Jane Yolen specifically for the youngest reader, and brought to life with Vlasta van Kampen's rollicking, colourful art, this playful series features sturdy board-book construction (complete with rounded edges) that will stand the test of time. And that's a good thing, since these three gems are bound to become “read it again? classics!

About the authors

Jane Yolen’s 400th! book came out March 2, 2021, and yes it was fantasy—a picture book called BEAR OUTSIDE. Her work has won 2 Nebulas, 3 World Fantasy Awards, 1 Caldecott, numerous State awards (including several for Massachusetts, 1 for N York State, 1 for California, 1 for New Jersey) 3 Mythopoeic Awards. 6 honorary doctorates. She was the first woman ever to give the Andrew Lang lecture at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, though the series had been running since 1927. She won the New England Public Radio’s Arts and Entertainment award and was the first writer to do so. She has been called “America’s Hans Christian Andersen.” One of her awards set her good Scottish wool coat on fire. Just a warning!

 

 

Jane Yolen's profile page

Vlasta Van Kampen's profile page

Other titles by Jane Yolen

The Reinvented Heart

Tales of Futuristic Relationships

by (author) Jane Yolen, Lisa Norton, Premee Mohamed, Seanan McGuire, Mercedes M. Yardley & Naomi Kritzer
edited by Jennifer Brozek & Cat Rambo

Seasons Between Us

Tales of Identities and Memories

edited by Susan Forest & Lucas K. Law
by (author) Vanessa Cardui, Tyler Keevil, Rich Larson, Karin Lowachee, Brent Nichols, Heather Osborne, Amanda Sun, Hayden Trenholm, Liz Westbrook-Trenholm, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, C.J. Cheung, Y.M. Pang, Patrick Swenson, Bev Geddes, S.B. Divya, Karina Sumner-Smith, Joyce Chng, Eric Choi, Maurice Broaddus, Bogi Takács, Maria Haskins, Alan Dean Foster & Jane Yolen
introduction by Candas Jane Dorsey

Seasons Between Us (Large Print)

Tales of Identities and Memories

edited by Susan Forest & Lucas K. Law
by (author) Vanessa Cardui, Tyler Keevil, Rich Larson, Karin Lowachee, Brent Nichols, Heather Osborne, Amanda Sun, Hayden Trenholm, Liz Westbrook-Trenholm, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, C.J. Cheung, Y.M. Pang, Patrick Swenson, Bev Geddes, S.B. Divya, Karina Sumner-Smith, Joyce Chng, Eric Choi, Maurice Broaddus, Bogi Takács, Maria Haskins, Alan Dean Foster & Jane Yolen
introduction by Candas Jane Dorsey

Something New for Rosh Hashanah

by (author) Jane Yolen
illustrated by Christine Battuz

Knowing the Name of a Bird

by (author) Jane Yolen
illustrated by Jori van der Linde

The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2

by (author) Stephen King, Charles de Lint & Jane Yolen

Under the Star

by (author) Jane Yolen
illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Pumpkin Baby

illustrated by Susan Mitchell
by (author) Jane Yolen

Sad, Mad, Glad Hippos

by (author) Jane Yolen
illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Hip Hippos

by (author) Jane Yolen
illustrated by Vlasta Van Kampen

Other titles by Vlasta Van Kampen