Hippospotamus by Jeanne Willis
(Andersen Press Picture Books)

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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 in the end the spotamus turned out to be something hilariously unexpected!

About Jeanne Willis

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Jeanne Willis is the author of many books for children, including "Tadpole's Promise, I Hate School, I Want to Be a Cowgirl", and the popular Professor Xargle series, all illustrated by Tony Ross. Ms. Willis lives with her husband and children in London, England. Tony Ross has illustrated many favorite books for children, including Lynne Reid Banks's Harry the Poisonous Centipede titles, the popular series about extra-terrestrial teacher Dr. Xargle by Jeanne Willis, and the Amber Brown books by Paula Danziger. Tony Ross lives in Cheshire, England.
Published August 1, 2012 by 21st Century. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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/ Exposing your seatment / To sunshine and heatment.” Alas, neither that prescription nor other rhyming diagnoses and remedies provided by Fox (“It’s hippopox!”), Beaver, Shrew, Snake and other helpful animals make a spot of difference.

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They all have suggestions, too, as to how hippo might get rid of the spot and poor hippo tries them all.

Oct 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Hippospotamus (Andersen Press...

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Tony Ross’s artwork is unmistakable and its familiarity alone will entice adults who will love reading this book to their children as much as the children will love hearing it.

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