Billy Hippo hates water. It’s too cold! Too scary! Too wet! And swimming? No thanks.
Extract from How Billy Hippo Learned To Swim
By Vivian French; illustrated by Hannah Foley
Published by Little Door Books
How Billy Hippo Learned To Swim by Vivian French, with illustrations by Hannah Foley, is published by Little Door Books in March 2018 priced £6.99.
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