Jordan and the Dancing Hippo: Rhyming Picture Book for Beginners and Early Readers (Paperback)

Jordan and the Dancing Hippo: Rhyming Picture Book for Beginners and Early Readers By Jo Kusi, Arnav Mazumdar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jo Kusi, Arnav Mazumdar (Illustrator)
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A beautifully illustrated children's picture book about daring to dream big, and learning to be patient. The story told in rhyme is fun to read aloud, and improves reading skills.


It's the night before Jordan's birthday and he cannot wait to see his birthday presents. He enters a magical world of daydreams where anything he imagines, he becomes. Together with his friends, he has the most fun playing with toys and building the most sophisticated things. He learns an important lesson when he wakes up and his birthday doesn't quite turn out the way he expected.


This charming full-spread picture book will help spark a child's imagination and inspire them to be creative. The book has been written in a simple way for children who are learning to read. Suitable for early readers and preschoolers, the book improves reading skills. The gorgeous illustrations on every page are truly engaging. The story, told in rhyme, is also fun to read aloud, making it perfect for bedtime. Your child will want to read it over and over again. This book comes from exciting new author Jo Kusi who is a truly gifted story-teller.

Ages 2 to 6

Preschool to 1st Grade

To provide an enhanced reading experience, the paperback and hardcover formats also include essential reading tips for parents, teacher and carers.

Jo Kusi is a London based author who has been creating stories from the very tender age of eleven. After many years as a management consultant in corporate Britain, Jo now pursues his dream of authoring children's books.

Being born in West Africa, in a home where storytelling was customary, had a lasting impression on Jo who now draws inspiration from the many stories he was told as a child. He has now authored dozens of short pieces, poems and stage plays.

His true passion is for children's books, with 'Jordan and the Dancing Hippo' being his debut publication. Having worked with children for years, Jo uses a unique writing style that makes it easy for children to learn to read while stirring up their imagination.

When Jo is not writing, he is dreaming up another new exciting story or spending time with his family of three.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781913046002
ISBN-10: 1913046001
Publisher: Nyansa
Publication Date: December 21st, 2018
Pages: 46
Language: English