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SHORT STORY FOR KIDS WRITTEN BY JON KEEVY

ILLUSTRATED BY MBONGENI FONGOQA

DESIGNED BY ROULÉ LE ROUX

EDITED BY CARLA LEVER

* THE STORY ‘THAT’S NOT THABI! THAT’S A HIPPOPOTAMUS!’ WAS CREATED BY BOOK DASH AND IS LICENSED UNDER A CREATIVE COMMONS ATTRIBUTION 4.0 LICENSE. MINOR FORMATTING CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ORIGINAL WORK FOR EASE OF READING ON OUR WEBSITE.

 

LET’S DISCUSS THE STORIES ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS

Creativity, Imagination

1. How do you think Thabi got inside the hippopotamus?!

2. Thabi was bored inside the hippopotamus – do you think you would be too? What are some activities you could do while waiting for someone to get you out?