Hippo Sandwich

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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

If you’re feeling rather hungry
and you really need to eat,
you should try a hippo sandwich;
it’s a satisfying treat.

To prepare a hippo sandwich
with a minimum of fuss
get a loaf of bread, a pickle
and a hippopotamus.

If you do not like the flavor,
don’t be worried, don’t be flustered,
just add hippopotamayonnaise
and hippopotamustard.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 5

Topics: Animal Poems, Food Poems

 


From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider


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