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Two big hippos.

One ENORMOUS dream.

Who can make it to the moon first?

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . .

BLAST OFF!

Introducing a Number One bestselling, explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up, told by two superstars!

The First Hippo on the Moon is available in paperback, board book and ebook formats.

UK:

HarperCollins UKWaterstones | Amazon UK  | WH Smith

Australia:

HarperCollins AUS | Dymocks | Boomerang Books | Booktopia

New Zealand:

Mighty Ape

Canada:

Amazon CAIndigo

South Africa:

Exclusive Books

The First Hippo on the Moon

Critical Acclaim

  • “Pre-schoolers will roar with laughter”

    Daily Express

  • “This is a very funny, silly book...my daughter and I giggled along”

    Suzy, Parent Reviewer

  • “Part Aesop, part Spike Milligan...this is rollicking stuff”

    Big Issue

  • “A great addition to any child’s bookshelf”

    Sarah, Mumsnet Reviewer

Listen to an extract of The First Hippo on the Moon below, hilariously read by David Walliams!





Sarah, Mumsnet Reviewer
The First Hippo on the Moon is going on tour!

The First Hippo on the Moon is going on tour!

3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF!

Design your own rocket!

Get Sheila to the Moon before Hercules!

10 Fun Facts about Hippos

10 Fun Facts about Hippos

Did you know Hippo have bright pink milk?

Dot to dot! What will the stars make?

DOWNLOAD: DOT TO DOT! What will the stars make?

The First Hippo on the Moon, By David Walliams, Read by David Walliams

LISTEN: Take a listen to The First Hippo on the Moon read by David Walliams

MEMORY GAME! Test your memory by re-telling Sheila's space-tastic story to your friend!

DOWNLOAD: MEMORY GAME! Test your memory by re-telling Sheila's space-tastic story to your friend!

Sort the animals!

DOWNLOAD: Sort the animals! Who’s the tallest or the loudest?

A-MAZE-ING!

DOWNLOAD! A-MAZE-ING! Which hippo will you help to reach the rocket first?