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Los Amigos de Fiona



14 Pages, 5.5 x 5.5

Formats: Board Book

Board Book, $7.99 (US $7.99) (CA $10.99)

Publication Date: April 2019

ISBN 9781936669752

Rights: WOR

blue manatee press (Apr 2019)

Price: $7.99


Fiona the hippo, was born six weeks before her due date on January 24, 2017. She was too small and weak to stand and nurse from her mother, Bibi, so caregivers stepped in. With help from #TeamFiona, the premature hippo grew into a healthy hippo. There is hope for these animals, but people must care enough to save them. Some of the species represented in this book are endangered. Seeing amazing creatures like these at a zoo can inspire and make our planet a better place.


"Fiona and friends are lovely, it's true. They're all very special, just like you!"—Publishers Weekly, on the English-language edition

Author Biography

Dr. John Hutton is a pediatrician, early literacy researcher and author from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is passionate about the importance of children connecting with nature and the amazing creatures we share it with, to promote health and imagination. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden was founded in 1873 and officially opened its doors in 1875, making it the second oldest zoo in the United States. Its mission is dedicated to creating adventure, conveying knowledge, conserving nature, and serving the community.