Annotations for I've Lost My Hippopotamus

Baker & Taylor
A latest collection of previously unpublished poems by the first children's poet laureate and author of Scranimals features a variety of poetic forms and includes such subjects as skating potatoes, "pelicantaloupes" and crickets with hiccups. 75,000 first printing.


Some of the animals in this book are real. They include:

Others may not be quite so real. These include:

In the tradition of Jack Prelutsky's classic poetry collections The New Kid on the Block,It's Raining Pigs & Noodles, and A Pizza the Size of the Sun, here is a book packed with more than 100 funny poems and silly pictures. Most of the poems are about animals--some are big and some are small, some have unusual interests, and some are just plain unusual.