Cincinnati Family Magazine

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October 21, 2021

"Fiona Helps a Friend"

New Fiona Book Explores Friendship

A new board book featuring Cincinnati's most-beloved hippo is now out!

“Fiona Helps a Friend,” by local Cincinnati author, Richard Cowdrey, follows Fiona and pals as they help kookaburra, Matilida, find her laugh. This is Cowdrey’s fourth
Fiona board book (others are Fiona: “Meet Fiona the Hippo”; “Fiona Saves the Day”; “Fiona and the Rainy Day”; and “Fantastic Fiona”).

Learn more about the book series at zondervan.com/p/fiona-book. Meanwhile, make plans to see the real Fiona at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden located at 3400 Vine Street. Visit cincinnatizoo.org to pre-order tickets or call 513-281-4700 for more information.

“Fiona Helps a Friend”

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).