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Hippos Go Berserk! The weird and wonderful River of Teeth books by Sarah Gailey


What more do you need to know?

In the two River of Teeth novellas, author Sarah Gailey takes us on a tour of the Wild South of an alternate United States, and it’s a crazy good time. 1,021 more words

Book Reviews

Playing with...BOOKS!

There are endless articles telling parents about the importance of reading to little ones, but what about reading to babies and toddlers who don’t seem interested?   601 more words

Play Ideas

We Love Sandra Boynton!

Sandra Boynton is my all time favorite illustrator and author for children’s book. I discovered her books while working in New York City back in the early 90s, after graduating from college. 152 more words


silly kisses

We moved about two weeks ago (hence the silence on the blog – packing, unpacking, and dealing with leaks at the new house has kept me pretty busy!), and while the kids have settled in fairly well, bedtime is – as always – the time of day when their feelings of anxiety and discomfort seem to rise to the surface. 490 more words

Family Life

Simplicity Day

From Sandra Boynton (Facebook), and I think this is perfect for today.



Hippos Go Berserk!

Written and Illustrated by Sandra Boynton Aladdin Paperbacks, 1977

One hippo, all alone, calls two hippos on the phone.

The plot in a nutshell:  Lots of hippos enjoy a party.

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Other Books

Hippos Go Berserk!

When was the last time you saw or heard the wonderful word berserk?

It’s been a while in this house, so of course we had to grab this quick read about 45 wild party animals (er, party hippos, and how could I forget– one beast.) 121 more words

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