Happy Birthday, Fiona

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Pub Date 18 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 25 Jan 2022

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Description

Join Fiona, everyone’s favorite hippo, and her lovable animal friends as they celebrate her birthday—Fiona style! This fun and whimsical addition to the New York Times bestselling Fiona the Hippo brand is the perfect read-aloud for fans of Fiona (and hippos) everywhere!

It is Fiona’s birthday! Fans from all over the world are sending her cards and gifts and she loves all the excitement and attention. But soon Fiona realizes she hasn’t seen her animal friends lately, and she misses them as much as they miss her! So, in pure Fiona fashion, she decides to throw herself a birthday party and give her gifts out as presents to all her animals friends so they can share in the birthday fun together.

Happy Birthday, Fiona:

Teaches about the importance of friendship

Reminds children that giving and sharing is just as special as receiving

Features engaging art from New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey (Fiona the Hippo, Bad Dog, Marley)

This adorable picture book:

is perfect for readers ages 4-8

is a great birthday gift for children or birthday party favor

is the perfect read for children leading up to their birthday

Check out other titles in the Fiona the Hippo series: Fiona the Hippo, Fiona, It’s Bedtime, and A Very Fiona Christmas.

Join Fiona, everyone’s favorite hippo, and her lovable animal friends as they celebrate her birthday—Fiona style! This fun and whimsical addition to the New York Times bestselling Fiona the Hippo...


Marketing Plan

In partnership with The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens (social media following of 1.9M)

Follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Fiona the Hippo and other Fiona books

Illustrated by New York Times bestseller Richard Cowdrey

Born six weeks premature, on January 24, 2017, Fiona weighed 29 lbs., less than the lowest recorded birth weight for her species!

Perfect for zoo-goers and animal-lovers, especially hippo fans

Fun everyday experiences that readers can relate to make great gifts or additions to library collections either at home or in schools and public spaces

Illustrator Richard Cowdrey visits schools, zoos and bookstores telling people about Fiona and this book series

This book is the perfect birthday gift for Fiona fans and anyone celebrating another year

Author lives in Ohio

In partnership with The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens (social media following of 1.9M)

Follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Fiona the Hippo and other Fiona books

Illustrated by New...


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ISBN 9780310751649
PRICE A$22.99 (AUD)

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Featured Reviews

This is such a great birthday book! Fiona is celebrating her birthday and realized that she missed her friends. They have a fun animal party. This is a great story about sharing and spending time with others. I read this with my daughter on her birthday and it was the perfect book because she loves animals. The illustrations in this book are cute and it is the perfect book for celebrating a young child's birthday. We read this multiple times through. My daughter now wants to visit the real Fiona! Thank you to the Publisher and Netgalley for providing me a digital ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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A delightful read for all ages. Who doesn't love a cute hippo. And a cute hippo with a birthday. Fiona is celebrating being a year older but she forgets something very important about celebrating. It is easy to get wrapped into ourselves and forget what the blessing of others. We need our zoo animal friends to learn the value of friendship and what they bring. A special thank you to Zonderkidz and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review.

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