'There was a hippopotamus Who hiccupped quite-a-lotamus. And every time he got'emus...He'd fall upon his bottomus.' Calamity ensues when an elephant, a centipede, and a rhiceros try finding a cure for hippo's colossal case of hiccups. Zenz's creativity shines through with his use of colored pencil in this off-the-wall read-aloud. HIC! HIC! HIC!