The First Hippo on the Moon

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, May 5, 2016 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up.

Two big hippos.

One ENORMOUS dream.

Who can make it to the moon first?

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . .


Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!

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About the author (2016)

David Edward Walliams was born on August 20, 1971. He is an English comedian, actor, author, television presenter and activist, best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch shows Little Britain, Rock Profile and Come Fly with Me. Since 2012 Walliams has been a judge on the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent. Since August 2013, he has written and starred in the BBC One sitcom Big School playing chemistry teacher Keith Church. By the end of 2014, Walliams had sold over 4 million books and is described as "the fastest growing children's author in the UK." His titles include: The Boy in the Dress, Mr. Stink, Rattourger, Demon Dentist, The World's Worst Children, The World's Worst Children 2, The World's Worst Children 3, Awful Auntie, and Bad Dad. His title Grandpa's Great Escape, made the New Zealand Best Seller List. The Midnight Gang was published in 2016 and is an Australian bestseller. Several of his books have been adapted for film. Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, HUGO AND THE WICKED WINTER, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! His creations Towser and The Little Princess have been turned into TV series.