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STORY ABSTRACT
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TITLE OF THE STORY

You Look Ridiculous Said the Rhinoceros to the Hippopotamus


STORY SOURCE MATERIAL

Story adaptation of the picture book by Bernard Waber, under the same title, published in Boston in 1966 by Houghton Mifflin Co.


TALETYPE CLASSIFICATION OF THE STORY

Animal Tale


STORY RATING

Children


ABSTRACT/SUMMARY

Rhino’s bad mood is about to spoil Hippo’s cheerful day. When Rhino tells Hippo that she looks ridiculous, she begins to wonder if it is true. Then, when all of the other jungle animals confirm this statement, Hippo is sure of it—she looks ridiculous! What will it take to convince Hippo that she is as beautiful as she is unique?