Author(s): Jeanne Willis

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Hippopotamus had a spotamus...on her bottomus! "It's Measles!" said Weasel. "It's Hippopox!" said Fox. "It's Jungle Fever!" said Beaver. But the spot on Hippo's bottomus was not a diseasel, not even a spotamus but something quite silly...


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Ridiculously hilarious Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross have created yet another cheeky gem.

"Wonderful ... the pace is fast and uplifting. The illustrations in this gorgeous book are bright and comical." We Love This Book "A wonderful read-aloud, one that small children ITCH to get their hands on, to try for themselves ... get the book asap!" Books for Keeps "A laugh-out-loud rhyming book that will delight all little readers and leave them shouting "Read it again, Mum!" Baby & Me "A dream team of writer and illustrator!" The Times

Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children's picture book authors. She also writes for television and video companies, and has two children. Amongst her many other prize-winning books, sha has written Who's in the Loo? which was shortlisted for the Nottingham Children's Book Award, won the Red House Picture Book Award and was the overall winner at the Sheffield Children's Book Award. Tony Ross has illustrated over 800 books, which are published all over the world. Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver medal in the Smaries Prize 2003. He was the British choice for the Andersen Medal 2004. The Nanny Goat's Kid was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. A major animated series of Tony Ross's Little Princess is curently showing on Channel 5's Milkshake. He lives in Oxfordshire.

General Fields

  • : 9781849394161
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : Andersen Press Ltd
  • : March 2013
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeanne Willis
  • : Paperback
  • : 513
  • : Tony Ross
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : Colour