Language Arts Correlations Look Inside Handy Mr. Hippo gets a call from the mean Hairy Giant who needs quite a few things fixed at his house. Mr. Hippo helps the giant repair his house and teaches him how to properly treat other people. Social and emotional learning concepts include being helpful, politeness, and being friends. Book includes a note to caregivers and story coaching activities. A Readers Theater version is available online so that children can benefit from dramatic interpretation.