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The First Hippo on the Moon

Narrated by: David Walliams
Length: 8 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 0-4
4 out of 5 stars (45 ratings)

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Summary

Number one best-selling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included!

Two big hippos.

One enormous dream.

Who can make it to the moon first?

3...2...1.... 

BLAST OFF!

Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!

©2015 David Walliams (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air." (The Sun

"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth." (Telegraph Books of the Year)   

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I expected better.

from David Walliams, along the lines of Roal Dahl. I thought my granddaughters would enjoy this, but it's just gutter humour. Maybe I'm just old fashioned, but this is for the delete button.

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super funny and very well interpreted.

My kids love Shila. David Walliams interpretation is excellent although few words are incomprehensible.

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David walliams

We got this book free with sun perks and couldn't wait to lister not it. It is very funny. I wish it was longer. I have several of these books that I read to my children at bed time.they adore them, he really draws you in with his characters.

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Incredibly short

We’ve had a few of David Williams’ audio books before now. They’re always performed with David’s style, with voices similar to characters from Little Britain and Come Fly With Me, which is good to listen to. Normally his books would be long enough to last us a number of car journeys, but this one was incredibly short... build rocket in 3 steps, blast off, arrive at moon by accident, get in wrong rocket by accident and land back on earth, with no more substance than that - very disappointed.

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