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The Blue Hippopotamus

The Blue Hippopotamus

by Phoebe Gilman, illustrated by Joanne Fitzgerald

ISBN 9780439952606 Hardcover
ISBN 9781443124386 Paperback
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Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

  • Phoebe Gilman's books are favourites with children and adults; this was her last manuscript.
  • An unusual but tremendously beautiful story about the transformative power of love: friendship, romantic love, and the love between a mother and her child.


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