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Science Progress Assistant Editor Branches Into Children's Literature

Posted on 30. August, 2011.

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Chris Rhodes is not only an accomplished commentator on current science as assistant editor on Science Progress but is also branching out into Children’s literature! His book entitled 'Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus' has just been published.

Hippy is a young hippo growing up with his family, the Brushytails, in Africa. Hippy is not allowed to go swimming in the river on his own but one day he goes off to the river when his parents aren’t looking, He gets so excited that he overturns a boat full of people, but Hippy and the Brushytails rescue them all and they become lifelong friends.

The book is written by Chris Rhodes and illustrated by Jeanette Cole, and is aimed at children aged 5-7 years old.

Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus is now available at Sweetie Netts and through other online book stores.

ISBN: 978-1908186003
Publisher: Brushytail Books