Sharko and Hippo


Author: Elliott Kalan

Illustrator: Andrea Tsurumi

A surprising and tongue-twisty picture book farce about a shark and a hippo, with a nod to classic Marx Brothers bits, from a writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the illustrator of Accident!

When Sharko calls for a boat, Hippo pulls out a goat.

He wants a pole, but Hippo gives him a pail.

And instead of bait, a beet in a boot!

Hippo’s coat pockets seem to have everything except what Sharko asks for!

Will their fishing trip ever get off the ground?

With tongue-twisty wordplay and escalating absurdity, this is a fall-down-funny farce that will surprise and delight readers.