Hippos Can't Swim

and other fun facts

Hippos Can't Swim

(Part of Did You Know?)
Illustrated by: Pete Oswald
For Ages: 4 - 8
  • 2
Did you know that hippos can’t swim? This hilarious book is full of fun facts about all sorts of animals, from sleepy ants to jellyfish that glow!

Did you know that a zebra’s stripes are as unique as a human’s fingerprints?
How about that ants take about 250 naps per day?
Or that some jellyfish can glow—and that’s called bioluminescence?

Colorful, humorous illustrations accompany tons of cool facts about animals of all shapes, sizes, speeds, and species in this lively book that makes nonfiction fun!
  • Little Simon | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442493247 | 
  • February 2014 | 
  • Grades P - 3 | 
  • Lexile ® AD780L
List Price $5.99 (price may vary by retailer)
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