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H (number 1) is for Hippopotamus

I like hippopotamuses. I have written two poems about them… one of which is in my book, and one of which is posted below – and both of them are painted onto a giant reversible jigsaw. Hippos are considered to be the most dangerous animal living in Africa, killing more humans than all the other …

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I love writing shape poems – I’m so lucky, they seem to come to my brain while I’m writing the poem, so I can accommodate certain words or letters to appear in the right place to work as a picture. That’s what happened with ‘Hippobotamus’. This puzzle was made and painted for me by Holly …

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