Andy Cooper has been a writer and journalist for over thirty years. He has worked around the South West of the UK for the past twenty years, and is now based in Exeter, where he edits a county lifestyle magazine and runs his own copywriting business.
Leigh Jackson is an artist and illustrator living and working in Devon. From an early age Leigh found escapism by drawing and reading, influenced by C.S. Lewis and Tolkien. Having specialised in Graphic Design and Illustration at university, Leigh now works as a graphic designer, always still carrying his trusted sketch pad and pencil.
Harry is a young hippopotamus with a big problem... he can't say the word ‘hippopotamus'! So when Harry should be a happy hippopotamus he's harassed and full of heartache instead. No matter how hard he tries he just cannot say the vital word. After running away from home in frustration he soon finds himself confronted by lots of other animals who cannot believe how silly he seems. At every turn, Harry's attempts to say ‘hippopotamus' fail spectacularly. All seems lost for Harry until he confronts his problem one final time... with surprising results.