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Published on August 22, 2017

Author: Geckopress

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slide 1: No Images Click here An award-winning Hippopotamus Juliette MacIver and Sarah Davis have won the Picture Book Award at the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults with That’s Not a Hippopotamus slide 2: The judges said: From beginning to end this rambunctious picture book does not miss a beat. A class of young children goes to a safari park that claims to have all of the animals in the world: but where has that hippopotamus gone The potential to become a classroom classic drew the judges to this book. Our saviour Liam is an overlooked quiet kid who is lauded a hero ... once everybody listens to him The illustrations are complex and clever but what made this book really stand out for judges were the diverse cultures depicted in the illustrations. Finally we have worked out what a classroom in modern New Zealand looks like Juliette MacIver Sarah Davis have a few words about the award... slide 3: Juliette MacIver is a picture-book writer and mother of four who lives in Wellington New Zealand. Her popular books are regularly shortlisted for book awards. Sarah Davis began illustrating picture books in 2008 and has illustrated more than 30 books. She is one of New Zealand and Australias leading illustrators with a wide portfolio of award-winning books in both countries.  A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam who really might know where the hippo is hiding. slide 4: A Curiously Good Read Aloud  Everyone who has seen Baz MacDonald read books aloud will be very excited to know that he will offer us a funny reading of Thats Not A Hippopotamus. slide 5: Vic Books Kelburn on Saturday August 19 at 11.00am. Dont worry if youre not in Wellington... it will also be live on our Facebook page Gecko Press | Level 1 9 Holland St Wellington 6011 Postal: PO Box 9335 Marion Square Wellington 6141 New Zealand An award-winning Hippopotamus… signed by the author and illustrator T o celebrate the award the next 5 orders of That’s Not A Hippopotamus  on our website will be signed. Better be quick Ages 3–5 - 250 x 260 mm - 32 pages Paperback with aps NZ19.99 - Hardback NZ29.99  For more information on the book and the award click here. slide 6: Phone: +64 0 4 801 9333 Web: www.geckopress.com   Like    T weet    Forward  Unsubscribe

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