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The hippopotamus

Ogden Nash

The hippopotamus

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Published by Contemporary Books in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hippopotamus -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry, American.,
  • Hippopotamus -- Poetry.,
  • American poetry.

  • About the Edition

    A poem describing why one should not laugh at the appearance of the hippopotamus.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Ogden Nash ; illustrated by Mark Corcoran.
    SeriesBeastly verse
    ContributionsCorcoran, Mark, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3527.A637 H5 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2040228M
    ISBN 100809244632
    LC Control Number88016777

    Hippopotamus definition is - any of a family (Hippopotamidae) of very large, four-toed, chiefly aquatic, herbivorous artiodactyl mammals having a very large head and mouth, nearly hairless thick grayish skin, long lower canine teeth, and relatively short legs, and including two living species.


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