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I've got a new school bag.

I put my red drink bottle and my red lunch box in my school bag.

My hippopotamus is packing his school bag too.

The little girl from There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake is starting her first day of school!She takes her hippopotamus with her and together they face those first-day-at-school experiences – meeting your teacher, eating , lunch in the playground and making new friends. This is a wonderful read-aloud book full of fun and reassurance for young people starting school.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143501404

    July 3, 2006

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $17.99

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