Hippo wants to play on the see-saw. But who will play with him? In this humorous story a hippo wants to go on a see-saw, but no other animal is heavy enough to get hippo off the ground. It takes a group of animals to do it – and in the end, it is a tiny mouse that makes the difference.
• Pink B/ Band 1B books offer emergent readers simple, predictable text with familiar objects and actions.
• Text type – A story with a predictable structure and patterned language.
• Pages 14 and 15 feature a flow chart, an ideal opportunity to retell the story in sequence.