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Big Bubba is a picture book text about a young hippo who lives in the Ringting River with his papa and mama. Big Bubba loves to do things his way and doesn’t listen to his parents’ warnings. This, of course, leads Big Bubba into trouble on more than one occasion. Can Big Bubba learn to listen to his papa and his mama before he gets into real big trouble?
A beautifully illustrated story in which Jill Eggleton takes children on a journey with a lovable character and gently reminds them that their parents want what is best for them.
Softcover, 240 mm x 225 mm full colour throughout, includes audio CD of the author reading the story
Author Jill Eggleton, QSO, is an internationally recognised literacy consultant, teacher and author. She has won Storylines’ top award, the Margaret Mahy Medal, given annually for lifetime achievement and an outstanding contribution to New Zealand children’s literature and literacy.