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Every Little Hippo Can

Guy Parker-Rees

From the creators of the internationally bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance comes an empowering story about a little hippo who discovers that success often requires a little patience, and simply TRYING can bring its own unexpected rewards . . .

"It's not that you CAN'T DO IT . . .
. . . You just can't do it YET."

Horace the hippo and his sister Hope love going to the lake every day with their granny. But the long walk has become a little too long for Granny. So Horace and Hope make a plan to bring the lake to her instead. But little Horace can't carry as much water as his sister, and he always comes back with an empty bucket. Can Granny help him to see that, with every little splash and spill, an even more wonderful gift is growing?

An empowering new picture book about growth mindset and the 'power of yet' from the creators of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance.

Giraffes Can't Dance is a beloved favourite that has found its way into the hearts, and on to the bookshelves, of a whole generation of children. With positive messages about self-esteem, the multi-million bestseller is a contemporary classic.

  • Classification : PICTURE BOOKS
  • Pub Date : FEB 1, 2024
  • Imprint : Orchard Books
  • Page Extent : 32
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781408367148
  • Price : INR 399
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Guy Parker-Rees

Giles Andreae (Author)
Giles Andreae is the author of many top-selling, award-winning picture books. These include Elephant Me, Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four children by the river in Oxfordshire.

Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
Guy Parker-Rees' exuberant and energetic illustrations have made him a household name and one of today's bestselling children's illustrators. Notable successes include picture book classic Giraffes Can't Dance, a worldwide bestseller; Spookyrumpus, winner of the Sheffield, Dundee and Portsmouth book awards, and most recently, Elephant Me. Guy lives in Brighton with his wife and three sons.

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