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by Steve Metzger Illustrated by Gabriele Antonini

Albert is a big hippo with an even bigger heart. But when he tries to show his friends how much they mean to him, nothing turns out right. And now no one wants to play with him. He's too strong, too sudden, and too rough! What's a huggapotamus to do? His friends then teach him how to calm down.

3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Number of Pages
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Steve Metzger Steve Metzger grew up in Queens, NYC. He went to Baruch College and received his Masters in Education from Bank Street College.
Gabriele Antonini

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