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A stunning retelling of a traditional African folk tale, beautifully illustrated by John Burningham

Hare, Hippopotamus and Elephant live together, but not happily, for Hippopotamus and Elephant are forever teasing poor Hare. One day, Hare decides to teach his friends a lesson, and so the great tug of war begins ...

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781849418072

    July 1, 2013

    Red Fox Picture Books

    32 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • Hardback

    9780224045209

    November 1, 2012

    Jonathan Cape

    32 pages

    RRP $27.99

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    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781448157037

    September 13, 2012

    RHCP Digital

    32 pages

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Also by John Burningham

The Wind in the Willows
Mouse House
Motor Miles
Borka: The Adventures of a Goose With No Feathers
Picnic
Mr Gumpy's Outing
Edwardo the Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World
The Magic Bed
Granpa
Mr Gumpy's Motor Car
Trubloff
Whadayamean
Simp
Cloudland
Baby
Courtney
Avocado Baby
Time To Get Out Of The Bath, Shirley
Would You Rather?
The Shopping Basket
Come Away From The Water, Shirley
Aldo
Oi! Get Off Our Train
Harquin

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