Archives: Hippo News

I’ve been in the recording studio!

6 great reasons to read stories with your kids every night and guidance how to improve the experience for everyone involved (especially if you’re a nervous reader). Author of ‘Hide & Seek Hippo’ & former English teacher, Melissa Kay, talks about why it’s so important […]

Listen to some animal sounds!

Try out a few of these animal sound files and see if you recognise any of the sounds the animals in our story make when they are laughing.

Competition!… and a video that’s guaranteed to make you grin!

WIN a package for the school of your choice, including: – A library copy of ‘Hide & Seek Hippo’ – A copy of the ‘Hide & Seek Hippo’ script and recording of the show so they can put the play on themselves – A parcel […]

Hippo on stage!

In a musical extension of our little tale Hide & Seek Hippo is premiering at the local theatre here in Dar es Salaam at the end of the month. With original songs (and a rap!); lots more action and laughs; new characters and an endearing […]

Hippo is off to China!

Shen Wai International School has very kindly invited me to be the guest author for their literature event and I’m flying over to share everything I love about stories, mentor some older students as they prepare a book for the publishing process and share Hide […]