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the hippo and the donkey

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The Hippo and the Donkey" is the story of a girl with a great need for creativity.
It all started when she was little and played with her friends with dolls. However, she didn't like dolls at all! Instead, she preferred to create clothes for the dolls from scraps she found in her mom's workshop and furniture like tables and beds with her dad's tools.

As the girl grew up and studied to become a kindergarten teacher, she played with children on the floor. She became a child again, laughed with all her soul, and loved with all her heart.

But her love for creation didn't stop there; in the afternoons, she was back in her mom's workshop. Her mom taught her what it's like to love what you create and how an idea can become something wonderful.

Together, they made all sorts of things from a variety of materials.

The girl grew up and had two sweet children. Alcyone, whom she called "little hazelnut," and Theophanes, whom she initially called "little mammoth," but he’s now been asking to be called a bull-lion and a panther and a little monkey, and in general, he's 5 years old and hasn't decided what he likes best!

The girl painted a picture for Alcyone with dancing hippos and one for Theophanes with a donkey.

At this point, we want to explain why she chose this design. She chose it because she believed the little boy would be very special, and the donkey is an endangered species!

The girl became a woman and a mom, but she never forgot the need to create. She built her mom's workshop from scratch, filled it with dreams, hope, and a lot of creativity.

Now, she knew what she wanted to do... she wanted to create products for children. Like the ones she struggled to find or didn't satisfy her when her children were little, like the sleeping bag, or those that her children occasionally ask her to make, like the basket for the bike. Or, in general, anything that makes her heart beat fast and her mind never stop thinking.

This is her way to share her creativity and love for children with as many people as possible.
The Hippo and the Donkey is a Greek brand specializing in the creation of high-quality children's products. Our range includes sleeping bags, bibs, bike baskets, playmats, and beach ponchos, all meticulously designed with precision and creativity. We are an ecological aware business that supports and promotes women's entrepreneurship.
At the hippo and the donkey, we take pride in the quality of our materials, careful design, functionality, and the playful, spirit that characterizes our products

International Shipping: Yes

Returns accepted: Yes

Return policy:
Thank you for choosing products from "The Hippo and the Donkey." For any returns, the following policy applies:

Return Period: You are entitled to return the products within 30 days from the date of purchase.

Product Condition: The products must be in unused condition, with all labels and the original packaging still intact.

Cost Refund: The refund of the purchase cost will be processed using the same payment method used for the initial purchase.

Return Shipping Costs: Customers are responsible for the return shipping costs, unless the return is due to a defect or incorrect delivery from our side.

Return Process: Please contact us through the platform where your initial purchase took place to receive instructions regarding the return process.

Thank you for your understanding and for trusting our products.

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