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Ross Collins
Ross Collins

Ross Collins graduated from the Glasgow School of Art with a First in Illustration. In the same year he won the Macmillan Children's Book Prize. He now has over eighty titles to his name including Busy Night which won the White Raven Award and Billy Monster's Daymare which won the Royal Mail Book Award. He lives in Glasgow.


Tom MacRae
Tom MacRae

Tom MacRae is best known as a scriptwriter for television, for which he has been nominated for a BAFTA. His work has been shown on both Channel 4 and BBC2. He has recently written several episodes for the new series of both Doctor Who and Miss Marple. His first book for children, The Opposite, was published by Andersen Press in 2006, and his second Baby Pie in 2009.

When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus

(Paperback) - 05/04/2012


When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus RRP £5.99


"When I woke up I was a hippopotamus.
Yawning in the morning,
I raised up my sleepy head,
Then took one look out of the window
and got straight back into bed."

A small boy's fantasies about being different creatures get him into all sorts of mischief!

  • Paperback
  • Published: 05/04/2012
  • ISBN: 9781849393591
  • Age Range: 0+ years