with a tendency to rush off without attending to basic necessities
may benefit from this simply told episode. ... Beginning and ending
at a river so deeply green that Mama Hippo can pull off a brief
game of hide-and-seek just by submerging, Strevens-Marzo places
an array of smiling, familiar African animals into brightly colored
natural settings. Baby Hippo rushes back to Mama to rectify his
mistake, and is last seen blissfully bumping noses with her. Rare
is the lapsitter who won't want to do likewise after sharing this.