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A Lost Hippo, a Poetry-Spouting Parrot, and The Quest For The Wow
ALL PROFITS FROM THE SALE OF “HODGEPODGE” ARE DONATED TO THE WOLFE STREET ACADEMY FOOD SCARCITY PROGRAM HELPING FAMILIES HARDEST HIT BY THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC.
He was abandoned at birth…raised by elephants…then bullied and banished from the savanna by Scab the camel and other animals.
Now, Hodgepodge the hippo must make a frightening journey through the jungle to find his original mother and find out why she left him. He’ll have to face outraged orangutans, a huge boa constrictor, a vicious Komodo dragon and much more.
If he is to survive, Hodgepodge will have to learn two things: how to get along with a wise-cracking, poetry-spouting parrot named Krakatoa, and how to find his own Wow.
The Tale of Hodgepodge is a funny, action-packed, heart-lifting novel for ages 9-12. It’s about finding friendship, courage, self-confidence and joy—in the jungle, of all places. It’s also about the things that can go right even in a world where everything has gone wrong—a reassuring tale for our times.