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The imaginary Hippo can do what he likes on the roof. In fact, he does all the things a little girl wishes she could, but is not allowed. When she takes a bath, the hippo takes a shower; when she goes to bed, the hippo watches television on the roof. And when the repair men come to fix the roof, the hippo conveniently disappears, returning of course to eat a very large piece of cake.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143501367

    January 31, 2005

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Hardback

    9780143798507

    June 22, 2016

    Viking

    32 pages

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    • The Nile
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Also by Hazel Edwards

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Guess What? There's a Hippopotamus on the Hospital Roof Eating Cake
Look, There's a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake
My Hippopotamus is on Our Caravan Roof Getting Sunburnt
Stickybeak

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