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Hilarious hippos make a party out of counting in this Sandra Boynton board book classic first published more than forty-five years ago.

Exuberant hippopotamus guests show up in ever-increasing numbers, until an all-night party is inevitable. Hippos Go Berserk! is the first book ever published by children’s book master Sandra Boynton, and is perfect for travel time, bedtime, or PARTY TIME!

One hippo, all alone,
calls two hippos on the phone.
Three hippos at the door
bring along another four.

About The Author

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Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, children’s author, songwriter, producer, and director. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over sixty children’s books and seven general audience books, including five New York Times bestsellers. More than 70 million of her books have been sold, “mostly to friends and family,” she says. She has also written (with Michael Ford) and produced six albums of renegade children’s music. Three of her six albums have been certified Gold (over 500,000 copies sold) and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has been certified Platinum (over 1 million copies sold). Boynton has also directed twelve music videos of her songs, including the award-winning “One Shoe Blues” starring B.B. King, “Alligator Stroll” starring Josh Turner, and “Tyrannosaurus Funk” (animated) sung by Samuel L. Jackson. She lives in rural New England, and her studio is in a barn with perhaps the only hippopotamus weathervane in America.

About The Illustrator

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Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, children’s author, songwriter, producer, and director. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over sixty children’s books and seven general audience books, including five New York Times bestsellers. More than 70 million of her books have been sold, “mostly to friends and family,” she says. She has also written (with Michael Ford) and produced six albums of renegade children’s music. Three of her six albums have been certified Gold (over 500,000 copies sold) and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has been certified Platinum (over 1 million copies sold). Boynton has also directed twelve music videos of her songs, including the award-winning “One Shoe Blues” starring B.B. King, “Alligator Stroll” starring Josh Turner, and “Tyrannosaurus Funk” (animated) sung by Samuel L. Jackson. She lives in rural New England, and her studio is in a barn with perhaps the only hippopotamus weathervane in America.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Boynton Bookworks (May 1, 2000)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689834349
  • Grades: P - K
  • Lexile ® AD330L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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