The Hippo-NOT-Amus

Contributed by Paige Eckhart

Book Title: The Hippo-NOT-Amus
Authors: Tony and Jan Payne
Illustrator: Guy Parker-Rees
My Rating: 5/5
Would I recommend this book? Yes, one of my favorite books from when I was a kid.
Suggested Age of Reader: 8+, longer book with some harder words.
Brief Summary (no spoilers): Portly, the hippopotamus, has decided he does not want to be a hippo anymore. Then, he goes on a journey throughout the jungle to find an animal that he would like to be.
What I liked/ didn’t like: I loved the bright pictures, and the way Portly dresses as other animals is quite funny.
What the book teaches you: Even if your life feels a little boring, you will always come back home.