A hilarious rhyming tale from the award-winning dream team of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross who have entertained children with characters like Dr. Xargle and The Really Rude Rhino.
Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross
Reviewed by Kristy Rabbitt
Hippopotamus finds a spotamus on her bottomus! The other animals are convinced it is various diseases and offer crazy advice on how to get rid of the spot - but after all the ridiculous treatments it turns out to be something hilariously unexpected. A wonderful story with often surprising rhymes, the pace is fast and uplifting. The illustrations in this gorgeous book are bright and comical; children will love seeing all the entertaining treatments that the hippopotamus undergoes in an effort to rid himself of the spot. Tony Ross’s artwork is unmistakable and its familiarity alone will entice adults who will love reading this book to their children as much as the children will love hearing it.