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Ogilo and the Hippo

by Asenath Odaga

First published in Dholuo in 1983, this is the first English-language edition of this story for children. One morning Ogilo and his two friends discover a pregnant hippo stuck in a muddly hole. The story centres around the boys secrecy, to protect the hippo being killed by grown-ups for meat, and their efforts to save the hippo. The fate of the poacher contains a moral tale.

ISBN 9789966465443 | 52 pages | 229 x 152 mm | B/W Illustrations | 1991 | East African Educational Publishers, Kenya | Paperback




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