It’s Springtime at the zoo and Fiona and her best friend Rico plan an Easter egg Hunt for all the animals at the zoo . The hunt takes a turn when one of Mrs. Swan’s eggs goes missing . Can the zoo animals find the egg before it hatches ?
This is another great installment in the Fiona series . The stories always convey friendship, teamwork and love .
The illustrations are beautiful and colorful. This would make a great gift for any Easter Basket.
I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.
Fiona and the Easter Egg Hunt is an adorable children's picture book about Fiona (a real hippo at Cincinnati Zoo) and her friend Rico who plan an Easter Egg Hunt for their zoo friends and all the new spring time babies born at the zoo. But Mrs Swan asks them to watch her eggs and Fiona accidentally mixes them up with the Easter eggs. When Mrs Swan realised one of her eggs is missing all the animals go on a hunt to find it before it hatches.
This was such a cute read and so much fun. The book also teaches about making mistakes, righting a wrong, friendship, and teamwork. This would make a beautiful gift for any child at Easter.
Fiona and the Easter Egg Hunt by Richard Cowdrey is a cute book to read during Easter time. Fiona and the Easter Egg Hunt tells the story of Fiona the Hippo as helps take care of eggs at the zoo, which leads to having a new friend. It was a cute story. Thank you to NetGalley and the Publisher for the opportunity to read this book. My review is also on Goodreads.
I loved this picture book of Fiona and her Easter egg hunt. A great Easter book to add to any home library.
This is a delightful story! It's a great story with beautiful illustrations that captures the child's attention. My two great granddaughters loved it!
I received a complimentary copy from Zonderkidz via NetGalley and was not required to write a review. All opinions expressed are my own.
A very pleasant Easter tie-in for this mahoosive series. Fiona the hippo baby and her friend are amazed at all the young critters being born in the zoo, but this is a productive time of year. As a result there are a lot of eggs for the two of them to hide as part of the animals' first ever Easter Egg hunt – but when they get mixed-up with real, echt eggs, the likes of which the swan should be watching over, well, who knows what will happen?
Well, nothing too drastic, of course, for this is for the audience that has zero threat and maximum cuteness in their reading matter. It's a letter to young animals, cooperation, and a lack of panic when things go wrong. It's highly colourful, and actually pretty charming. I can't see it being read many years in a row, but it is good enough for other times of the year, not just Easter, so that's a sign of a healthy four stars.
My granddaughter and I loved everything about Fiona and the Easter Egg Hunt. Fiona and her zoo friends go on an adventure in this book. Easter is coming and along with Easter comes new babies. Fiona was asked to watch Swan's eggs and oh no one comes up missing. You must pick this book up and read it to find out what happens or happened to the missing Swan egg. I highly recommend Fiona and the Easter Egg Hunt to anyone with children, grandchildren or to a school library. This was fun to read with my granddaughter to see what Fiona and her friends get into. Thank you to NetGalley and Zondervan for the ARC. I am leaving this review and is my own opinion. #fionaandtheeasteregghunt, #richardcowdrey, #netgalley, #zondervan, #easter, #easteregg, #easteregghunt
Another winning story for Fiona!!
Fiona and her friend Rico set up a super special Easter egg hunt for all the zoo animals (mothers and babies). The absolute sweetest story and my son loved it! We’ve had to read it several times already…he loves it!!
Well, this Fiona book is just straight-up aDoRAbLe! It is springtime at the Cincinnati Zoo, and Fiona and her friends are running all around the zoo having their first Easter Egg Hunt. The story is charming and the illustrations are endearing and cherubic-like. The parents and their babies hunt the brightly colored eggs and scurry all around the zoo having the time of their lives. A great tacit reinforcement of the family atmosphere that can be found at the zoo. Also, it is reminiscent of caring friends who found love and fun in selflessness and thinking of others. Overall, it is a cute bedtime story, suitable for everyone!
This story is a fun read with little ones. Beautiful illustrations and the story encourage teamwork in solving the problem of finding the real egg that mistakenly ends up with the colored eggs for an easter egg hunt. Will they find it in time?
Okay, I was excited to read this little kids' book because I am already a fan of Fiona, and I've missed several books. In this story, Fiona and Rico try to have an Easter egg hunt so the other animals can have fun. This is a fun, nonreligious story with cute pictures.
I had to look up Rico and see if he was real, and he is another social media star at the Cincinnati Zoo. He is a Brazilian porcupine, and I'm now looking up his videos too.
Hopefully, kids can read this with their parents so they can appreciate the animals they can visit at the zoo.
Thanks to NetGalley for making this available to me!
Another charming title in the series about Fiona, the hippo from the Cincinnati Zoo. I love the author's books on our Cincinnati "Queen," with their adorable stories and colorful illustrations, and this one is perfect for Easter. A delight!
Thanks to the author, publisher, and NetGalley for the ARC.
Opinions are mine.
It’s Easter, and the zoo is organizing an Easter Egg Hunt for the zoo patrons. Fiona, along with her friend, decide to have an Easter Egg Hunt for all their friends the zoo animals. Things are going well when one of Ms. Swan’s eggs go missing leading all the animals to jump in to find it.
Even though I’m not the target audience, I enjoyed this book. While this is an ‘Easter’ book, there’s no religion, just lots of friendship and helping others.
And if anyone is unfamiliar with the real Fiona’s story, check out the Cincinnati Zoo’s The Fiona Show that traces her life. She was born at the Cincinnati Zoo, about six weeks premature, weighing about half of what a hippo should. Despite this, the zoo staff didn’t give up on her. She was bottle fed round the clock, using hippo infant formula (analyzed from milking her mother - a first). When she became dehydrated about a month later, a team from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital helped insert a catheter so she could get the needed fluids as they were more experienced. Slowly she grew, gaining weight, learning to walk then swim. Knowing Fiona’s story makes this book even more heartwarming.
Highly recommended for the preschoolers in your life! I received a copy of this from NetGalley. Com that I voluntarily chose to review.
Fiona!!! I'm always so excited when they approve the Fiona books for us. Fiona is very special to us and we are probably a bit biased when it comes to this book. She's a huge deal in Cinicinnati and if you don't know why, give it a google! I could go on and on but I don't want to take away from the book.
I was really excited about this one because my son has recently become obsessed with Easter. This was the perfect book for us right now! Like always, it's always so fun to see our favorite zoo friends with Fiona. The story with this one was really cute. Ollie (my son) was really into it and very concerned for Mrs. Swan. The illustrations were beautiful and very enjoyable in this one. The details that Mr. Cowdrey brought to this book were very realistic too.
Overall, we loved this one! It might be one of our favorite Fiona books! The story and the illustrations were great and I cannot wait to add this one to our personal library collection!
Many thanks to Zonderkidz and Netgalley for a PDF of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for this arc.
My 3 year old son loves the Fiona the Hippo books. It's the same with this one about her putting on an egg hunt for the rest of the animals. It's fun and well illustrated.
This is a cute kids book about Fiona the little hippo who decides to put on an Easter egg hunt for all of the zoo animals. With pretty illustrations, this easy to read book is great for young kids learning to read or for parents to read to their youngsters.
Although this book was kind of long, it was another cute Fiona story. She has so many fun zoo adventures. Fans of the series will enjoy this book.
This is a very sweet story that will brighten the day of children who love to hunt Easter eggs. It has a fun twist when a special egg is mixed in with the colorful ones and complications arise for Fiona. All the adventures are fun for kids. The illustrations are bright and cheerful. The main character is a delightful take on the real resident of the Cincinnati Zool
This was an absolutely adorable book! I’ve followed Fiona’s story since she was born so I was immediately interested in a fictional book about her. Because I have followed her, my son also has gotten a little taste of the Fiona bug and so we read this together. He loved it as much as I did. This is definitely a great, cute little book.
Thank you to the publisher, author, and Netgalley for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.
Fiona and her zoo friends are on another adventure. Easter is coming and along with Easter, new babies will be making their appearance as well. While coloring Easter Eggs and planning the big hunt with Fiona's friends, Swan had asked them to look after her eggs. While you can guess what happened. An egg went missing. Fiona and her friends got this and went off to help Mama Swan find her egg.
Fiona and her friends are delightful and will bring a smile to your young readers face.
A special thank you to Zondervan and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review