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Hippopotamuses

Christina Wilsdon

Hippopotamuses

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hippopotamus -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christina Wilsdon.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesAmazing animals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.U57 W56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23021146M
    ISBN 100836891198, 1433921235
    ISBN 109780836891195, 9781433921230
    LC Control Number2009003828


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The cantankerous, alcoholic, abusive, yet strangely charming hero of The Hippopotamus is clearly based on the late Kingsley Amis, and you can view the whole book as a kind of homage to him. It's a first-person narrative; it starts off with the hero being sacked from his job as a theatre critic for yelling drunken abuse from the stalls, and before we've got to page 20 we've already had a /5.

Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behavior. A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in : Kate Riggs.

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Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Christy. out of 5 stars The students I read it to loved it. Reviewed in the United States on Septem /5(6). Get this from a library. Hippopotamuses. [Josh Gregory] -- "This book details the life and habits of hippopotamuses." Hippopotamuses: A 4D Book.

by Kathryn Clay. Did you know a hippopotamus swims to keep cool. Read to learn why a hippopotamus must keep cool and other facts about this mammal.

Bring augmented reality to your students by downloading the free Capstone 4D app and scanning for access to awesome videos!. Hippopotamuses can be dangerous, especially if their young are threatened.

The hippopotamus’s smaller cousin, the Hippopotamuses book hippopotamus, is only found in swampy forest areas of West Africa. The hippopotamus has the widest mouth of any land animal. It can open its mouth up to ft (1m) wide. Animals and Nature › Hippopotamuses ›. Hippopotamuses by Josh Gregory.

Hardcover (Library Binding) $ Hardcover. $ Paperback. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Brand: Scholastic, Inc. Hippopotamus is Greek for “river horse,” and the animal has been known since ancient times.

Hippopotamuses are often seen basking Hippopotamuses book the banks or sleeping in the waters of rivers, lakes, and swamps next to e of their great size and aquatic habits, they are safe from most predators but human beings, who have long valued their hide, meat, and.

Hippopotamuses spend much of their time in the water. It is the only way they can keep their huge bodies cool because they do not sweat. In this book, children will be surprised as they discover many cool facts about how hippopotamuses eat, move, and : Bellwether Media.

Among the largest Hippopotamuses book mammals on Earth, hippopotamuses can be a truly fearsome sight to behold.

Readers will discover how these animals use their enormous mouths to wrestle rivals and defend their offspring from predators. They will also learn what a hippo's day-to-day life is like, what hippos eat, and why they spend so much time in the water.

This "All About Book" will be a fun addition to your classroom and lesson on hippopotamuses. This packet can be used along with books Hippopotamuses book to the animal or it can be used on its own. Included in this unit is a full-color poster with a colorful graphic of.

Hippopotamuses love water, which is why the Greeks named them the “river horse.” Hippos spend up to 16 hours a day submerged in rivers and lakes to. Hippopotamuses (Book): Schuetz, Kari: "Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces hippopotamuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.

Hippopotamuses (eBook): Schuetz, Kari: "Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces hippopotamuses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher. A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hippopotamuses, the large African mammals.

Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hippos live mostly in water. Hippopotamuses Book by. Nelson, Penelope. to a different shelf. Place a Hold — Hippopotamuses.

The hippopotamus's day Is passed in sleep; at night he hunts; God works in a mysterious way-The Church can sleep and feed at once. I saw the 'potamus take wing Ascending from the damp savannas, And quiring angels round him sing The praise of God, in loud hosannas. Blood of the Lamb shall wash him clean And him shall heavenly arms enfold.

Hippopotamuses have two different appearances: brown and grey. When players tap the brown hippo, it grunts, lies down and falls asleep. A frog then hops on its head, waking it Also: 💎.

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Habitat, feeding, distribution, anatomy, evolution, reproduction and all the information about hippopotamuses. There are only two extant species in the family of hippopotamidae, the common and the pygmy hippopotamus. The common Hippo is considered Vulnerable and the pygmy hippo is considered Endangered by the IUCN.

Hippopotamus definition is - any of a family (Hippopotamidae) of very large, four-toed, chiefly aquatic, herbivorous artiodactyl mammals having a very large head and mouth, nearly hairless thick grayish skin, long lower canine teeth, and relatively.

A True Book. Hippopotamuses. By Melissa Stewart. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction. Hippos, though usually peaceful animals, have been known to attack and kill humans.

Their calves, born during the wet season, are moved to nurseries when they are a few weeks old so their mothers can feed and rest. My All About Hippopotamuses Book - African Animal Unit Study. My All About Hippopotamuses Book - African Animal Unit Study.

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" I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas " is a Christmas novelty song written by John Rox (–) and performed by Gayla Peevey (10 years old at the time) in The song peaked at number 24 on Billboard magazine's pop chart in December Peevey was a child star who was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma before her family moved to Ponca Genre: Christmas, Novelty.

Define hippopotamuses. hippopotamuses synonyms, hippopotamuses pronunciation, hippopotamuses translation, English dictionary definition of hippopotamuses. hippopotamuses or hippopotami 1. Hippopotamuses A 4D Book Mammals In the Wild by Kathryn Clay.

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Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Save. Hippopotamuses (Book): Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.: "Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to hippopotamuses.

Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"   Parents need to know that Sandra Boynton's But Not the Hippopotamus teaches very young children about rhyming words, animals, and being a friend. Groups of animals (a hog and a frog, a cat and two rats, a moose and a goose, etc.) are shown having fun together, while a lonely hippo looks on.4/5.

Hippopotamuses have sex in the water—the natural buoyancy helps to protect the females from the suffocating weight of the males—fight in the water, and even give birth in the water.

Amazingly, a hippo can even sleep underwater, as its autonomic nervous system prompts it to float to the surface every few minutes and take a gulp of air. The hippopotamus (Genus Hippopotadae), or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous, semiaquatic mammal native to sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae.

The name comes from the ancient Greek for "river horse" (ἱπποπόταμος). After the elephant and rhinoceros, the common hippopotamus is the third-largest type of land.

This book is crude, appallingly full of sexually explicit scenes, and the denouement is so short you wonder if it really ended at all, but it is also very funny and bizarre.

There is a major turn into absurdity and ickiness 2/3 through, but it /5(87). Common Name: Hippopotamus Binomial Name: Hippopotamus amphibius Identification: Large -shaped body.

Short legs. Massive head with a very broad muzzle. Weight: Males +/- 1, kg (3, lbs), females +/- 1, kg (3, lbs) Gestation: months Young: Single calf Habitat: Requires sufficient water to allow submergence and a preference is shown for. Hippopotamus definition: A hippopotamus is a very large African animal with short legs and thick, hairless skin.

| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive.

The hippopotamus is a huge mammal that lives in eastern Africa. It spends most of its time in rivers, lakes, and swamps. The hippopotamus is related to pigs.

Its scientific name is Hippopotamus amphibius. The largest site of children's book reviews written and illustrated by kids for kids.

Read our reviews or submit your own. Hippopotamuses spend much of their time in the water. It is the only way they can keep their huge bodies cool because they do not sweat.

In this book, children will be surprised as they discover. What if you were a small boy&#;say, a rather slender-looking eight-year-old&#;babysitting a couple of hippos who behaved like rambunctious children.

That's the slight idea here, but it's developed into a book that will amuse kids with its exaggerations of their own behavior, plus some incongruities special to hippos (``Don't play leapfrog with them, they. This book is being read aloud with permission from Scholastic.

Today we are featuring - Never Babysit the Hippopotamuses The author is - Doug Johnson The illustrator is - Abby Carter. Related Videos.

Corduroy. Curwensville Area School District. views Yesterday. Describes the behavior, life cycle, diet, habitat, and physical characteristics of hippopotamuses. Author: Wilsdon, Christina Language: English Find This Book Add to Reading List Series Amazing Animals.

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