Boynton's cards made us breathless with laughter.
Needless to say, when her books showed up, I bought them for my son and eventually for the library at which I worked.
Her first book, "Hippos Go Berserk!" came out 40 years ago. How is that even possible? She was a mere child of - never mind.
Thanks to the Washington Post for writing this article celebrating 40 years of chubby animals with spunk and the woman who brought us so much joy. (The title of this blogpost comes directly from the article. I happen to like Quakers.)
"Hippo Birdie Two Ewes" to Sandra Boynton's Berserk Hippos!