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My Hippo Has the Hiccups

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

My hippo has the hiccups
and his hiccups shake the ground.
The floor is always rumbling
when my hippo is around.

I bought him at the pet store
But I missed a small detail.
I didn’t see the sign said:
“Hiccupotamus for sale.”

 --Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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