Time to Go, Hippo! / by Bob Hartman. Illustrated by Kate Simpson.
Oxford, England: Lion Publishing, PLC., c2000.
Unpaged: col. ill.
When a hippo plants himself firmly in the village rice field, the villagers and the mayor do their best to convince him to move on. But nothing can match the noisy, powerful, smelly roars of the hippo. Only the old monk, Barnabas, can see that aggressive means are not the solution to the “monster” of a problem. using gentle words and an onion bribe see how the small monk can solve a big problem.
God’s Creatures—Juvenile fiction.
aggressiveness, animals, children, gentleness, hipp0, hippopotami, stubborn