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Tamo is a young hippopotamus. Every morning he lists all the things he can’t do, as well as the things he can do. And what he does best is hatch eggs! With this special talent, he soon finds himself part of a noisy, diverse, and enormous family. A story about kindness and caring for others, in which difference is seen as a gift, and family is seen as a place of joyful sharing and mutual support.The delicacy of a hippopotamus that hatches the eggs with dedication and the candor of a goodness of soul at least as big as he is, will conquer your heartsIllustrated and written by Daniela Iride Murgia..
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Daniela Iride Murgia
Daniela Iride Murgia is a visual artist with a degree in Oriental Art and a Master in Illustration. She has done many books with various Italian publishers and worked in contemporary art for years. The objects and illustrations that she creates combine different materials such as embroidery and patchwork on paper, canvass and fabric. Shortlisted at the Italian Andersen Award 2015, winner of Premio Rodari in 2017 (A Leaf), listed in the prestigious White Ravens 2018 catalogue.