How to Clean a Hippopotamus

A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships

By Robin Page; Steve Jenkins
(Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780547245157, 32pp.)

Publication Date: May 2010

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"How to Clean a Hippopotamus," a book about animal symbiosis, offers readers a close-up, step-by-step view of nature's fascinating partnerships. Find out why a mongoose comes running when a warthog lies down, how a crab and an iguana help each other out, why ravens follow wolves, and more. Witness the ingenious lifestyles of some of the world's most unusual animal partners in this book of curious biology, a symbiotic collaboration by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.

About the Author
Robin Page lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and collaborator, Steve Jenkins, and their three children. Along with writing and illustrating children s books, Steve and Robin run a graphic design studio.

STEVE JENKINS has written and illustrated many picture books, including "Actual Size "and the Caldecott Honor Book "What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?" He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
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