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But Not the Hippopotamus

LOVE: 72 NEUTRAL: 32
REGRET: 2 WANT: 24

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what parents are saying

LOVE: 72 NEUTRAL: 32
REGRET: 2 WANT: 24
  • All of the Sandra Boynton books are great. Baby loves having this one read to him. May 30, 2020

    • Heidi M.
    • Slatington, Pennsylvania

    We feel bad for the poor hippo, but we love this book. May 23, 2020

  • You have to get the sequel to this book. May 05, 2020

  • This book is really cute. Love all of the Sandra Boynton books. They are short and sweet, with fun rhymes. Apr 29, 2020

  • I always felt sorry for the hippopotamus. Then when the finally included, I feel sorry for the armadillo. Feb 02, 2020

  • Anything by Sandra Bounton is wonderful! This is another fun rhyming book! I’m so glad we were gifted so many of her books! They quickly became some of my sons faves! Jan 09, 2020

    • Gina W.
    • Wentzville, Missouri

    Silly book that my boys love. Jan 04, 2020

  • A good book about inclusion of someone who is different or shy. Nov 20, 2019

    • Sarah D.
    • Walla Walla, Washington

    This is such a funny book, the whole family loved it immediately! Aug 05, 2019

  • Cute! Jun 25, 2019

    • 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

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  • All of the Sandra Boynton books are great. Baby loves having this one read to him. May 30, 2020

    • Heidi M.
    • Slatington, Pennsylvania

    We feel bad for the poor hippo, but we love this book. May 23, 2020

  • You have to get the sequel to this book. May 05, 2020

  • This book is really cute. Love all of the Sandra Boynton books. They are short and sweet, with fun rhymes. Apr 29, 2020

  • I always felt sorry for the hippopotamus. Then when the finally included, I feel sorry for the armadillo. Feb 02, 2020

  • Anything by Sandra Bounton is wonderful! This is another fun rhyming book! I’m so glad we were gifted so many of her books! They quickly became some of my sons faves! Jan 09, 2020

    • Gina W.
    • Wentzville, Missouri

    Silly book that my boys love. Jan 04, 2020

  • A good book about inclusion of someone who is different or shy. Nov 20, 2019

    • Sarah D.
    • Walla Walla, Washington

    This is such a funny book, the whole family loved it immediately! Aug 05, 2019

  • Cute! Jun 25, 2019

    • 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

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