Contact Us

Reviews for

But Not the Hippopotamus

LOVE: 63 NEUTRAL: 29
REGRET: 2 WANT: 22

share this

what parents are saying

Marjorie G.

what parents are saying

LOVE: 63 NEUTRAL: 29
REGRET: 2 WANT: 22
    • Scott D.
    • West Sacramento, California

    Love the rhyming in this book. Sandra's books are great and this was our first of many Jan 04, 2019

  • Good to teach kids to include others. Nov 02, 2018

  • Another favorite. Jul 06, 2018

  • Cute story with an engaging rhythm. Baby likes looking at the animals. Book is durable and sturdy. Apr 13, 2018

  • This was my sons favorite book for the longest time. Apr 10, 2018

    • Becky S.
    • Downers Grove, Illinois

    Such a cute story! We love the rhyming and silly pictures. Apr 04, 2018

  • Completely in love with this book! I can see my children filling in the phrase, "but not the hippopotamus!" at some point as we're reading together! :) Feb 17, 2018

    • Alena T.
    • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Cute book as we all expect from Sandra Boynton. Your little one can learn rhyming and animal names from this one Feb 05, 2018

    • Erin J.
    • United States of America

    Totally entertaining book with a funny ending! Jan 23, 2018

  • Sandra Boynton is always a good read! Jan 01, 2018

    • Sara F.
    • Pensacola, Florida

    Not my favorite Boynton book Oct 18, 2017

  • Silly and fun to read! Sep 13, 2016

    • Taryn W.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    cute. weird if you over think it Jul 11, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    We got this one out repeatedly. A cute little story. You can't lose w/a Boynton story Jan 15, 2016

  • Cute! Dec 23, 2015

  • My son cracks up everything we say "But not the hippopotamush!" Jul 30, 2015

  • Hilarious! May 07, 2015

  • Book honoring inclusivity. Mar 27, 2015

  • another good one from sandra boynton Mar 17, 2015

  • Super cute. My daughter loved it from 7 weeks. Dec 09, 2014

    • Katie P.
    • New Orleans, Louisiana

    My 18 month old love this book! So simple, easily read and the language flows nicely. She loves the last bit that says, "But not the armadillo!" It makes her giggle every time. Dec 02, 2014

    • Jenny F.
    • United States of America

    This book is hilarious, it's still funny even for the adults. Nov 28, 2014

  • This is adorable and makes me laugh. Nov 15, 2014

    • Ragon D.
    • Los Angeles , California

    Love this one! Aug 21, 2014

  • As a rule, I love everything by Boynton. This is up there. Aug 12, 2014

  • i never get tired of reading this book Jul 29, 2014

  • Love! The book is great and teaches about inclusion Jul 24, 2014

  • Our favorite bedtime book! Jul 22, 2014

  • Very cute story, though I feel bad for the armadillo at the end. Jun 10, 2014

  • Cute book. Mar 27, 2014

  • Very cute Mar 25, 2014

See More Reviews

(including your friends’ reviews!)

More Parents' Reviews
    • Scott D.
    • West Sacramento, California

    Love the rhyming in this book. Sandra's books are great and this was our first of many Jan 04, 2019

  • Good to teach kids to include others. Nov 02, 2018

  • Another favorite. Jul 06, 2018

  • Cute story with an engaging rhythm. Baby likes looking at the animals. Book is durable and sturdy. Apr 13, 2018

  • This was my sons favorite book for the longest time. Apr 10, 2018

    • Becky S.
    • Downers Grove, Illinois

    Such a cute story! We love the rhyming and silly pictures. Apr 04, 2018

  • Completely in love with this book! I can see my children filling in the phrase, "but not the hippopotamus!" at some point as we're reading together! :) Feb 17, 2018

    • Alena T.
    • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Cute book as we all expect from Sandra Boynton. Your little one can learn rhyming and animal names from this one Feb 05, 2018

    • Erin J.
    • United States of America

    Totally entertaining book with a funny ending! Jan 23, 2018

  • Sandra Boynton is always a good read! Jan 01, 2018

    • Sara F.
    • Pensacola, Florida

    Not my favorite Boynton book Oct 18, 2017

  • Silly and fun to read! Sep 13, 2016

    • Taryn W.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    cute. weird if you over think it Jul 11, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    We got this one out repeatedly. A cute little story. You can't lose w/a Boynton story Jan 15, 2016

  • Cute! Dec 23, 2015

  • My son cracks up everything we say "But not the hippopotamush!" Jul 30, 2015

  • Hilarious! May 07, 2015

  • Book honoring inclusivity. Mar 27, 2015

  • another good one from sandra boynton Mar 17, 2015

  • Super cute. My daughter loved it from 7 weeks. Dec 09, 2014

    • Katie P.
    • New Orleans, Louisiana

    My 18 month old love this book! So simple, easily read and the language flows nicely. She loves the last bit that says, "But not the armadillo!" It makes her giggle every time. Dec 02, 2014

    • Jenny F.
    • United States of America

    This book is hilarious, it's still funny even for the adults. Nov 28, 2014

  • This is adorable and makes me laugh. Nov 15, 2014

    • Ragon D.
    • Los Angeles , California

    Love this one! Aug 21, 2014

  • As a rule, I love everything by Boynton. This is up there. Aug 12, 2014

  • i never get tired of reading this book Jul 29, 2014

  • Love! The book is great and teaches about inclusion Jul 24, 2014

  • Our favorite bedtime book! Jul 22, 2014

  • Very cute story, though I feel bad for the armadillo at the end. Jun 10, 2014

  • Cute book. Mar 27, 2014

  • Very cute Mar 25, 2014

No questions yet.
OTHER PRODUCTS WEELOVE

about us

weeSpring helps you share advice with your friends about the best baby bottles, softest swaddle blankets, most portable high chairs and everything else your family needs.

We also hand-pick the most innovative, game-changing products for parents, babies, and toddlers and deliver them to your email inbox with weeLove.
Sign Up >