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Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

reading level:

Grade 3

This book is about:

Animals, Humor

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Hippopotamister

Written by:

John Patrick Green

Published:

May 10, 2016

Publisher:

First Second

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Approximate reading level:

Grade 3

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Summary

The zoo isn't what it used to be. It's run down, and Hippo hardly ever gets any visitors. So he decides to set off for the outside with his friend Red Panda. To make it in the human world, Hippo will have to become a Hippopotamister: he'll have to act like a human, get a job, and wear a hat as a disguise. He's a good employee, whether he's a construction worker, a hair stylist, or a sous chef. But what he really needs is a job where he can be himself.

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