The First Hippo on the Moon

  • Author David Walliams
  • Narrator David Walliams
  • Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
  • Run Time 8 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Picture storybooks.

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What to expect

Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross and hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included!

Two big hippos.
One ENORMOUS dream.
Who can make it to the moon first?
3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . .
BLAST OFF!

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

Critics Review

  • PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
    “A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale… hilarious” Amanda Craig, The Times

    “I absolutely love David Walliams’s books. In a few more years they will become classics.” – Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole

    “A triumphant mix of wit and warmth” – Telegraph Books of the Year

    “a new Roald Dahl” – The Times

    “Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air” – The Sun

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