HIPPOPOTAMISTER by John Patrick Green

Published May 25, 2016 by Kaitlin Michelle

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Synopsis

The zoo isn’t what it used to be. It’s run-down and falling apart. Hippo hardly ever gets any visitors. So he decides to set off for the outside with his friend Red Panda. To make it in the human world, Hippo will have to become a Hippopotamister: he’ll have to act like a human, get a job, and wear a hat as a disguise. He’s a good employee, whether he’s a construction worker, a hair stylist, or a sous chef. But what he really needs is a job where he can be himself.

Goodreads link

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25689054-hippopotamister

HippoMr-chef1My Thoughts:

I LOVED this book! Guys it is super cute! It is about a hippo at a run down zoo, who has a friend Red Panda, that leaves the zoo and goes to get different jobs.  After Red Panda visits the hippo at the zoo so often, the hippo decides to leave the crappy zoo and get a job also, so he has to become HIPPOPOTAMISTER!  The artwork is adorable and I think kids will really love this book.  He is really good at almost all of the jobs he tries in the world, and eventually they all come in handy for him.  This graphic novel is definitely worth checking out. 

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About the Author

 

John Patrick Green grew up on Long Island and has worked in New York City since graduating from the School of Visual Arts with a degree in graphic design. He was the comics consultant for Disney Adventures magazine, where he wrote and often drew the popular Last Laugh feature. John is the co-creator and illustrator of the graphic novel series Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden and Teen Boat!, both with writer Dave Roman. He has also worked as a writer, illustrator, or designer on comics and graphic novels for Nickelodeon Magazine, DreamWorks, Scholastic Graphix, and DC Comics. John lives in Brooklyn with zero cats and way too many LEGOs.

 

Buy Links/Additional Details:

http://us.macmillan.com/hippopotamister/johnpatrickgreen

8PS: What do you guys think of this graphic novel? Any other graphic novel recs?

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