Hiccup Waussie Loses His Hiccups is one of a series of six books featuring the Waussies. Born in Australia, they used to be called Wacky Aussies, but their tongues became twisted when they tried to say it, so they shortened it to Waussies. The Waussies believe in good health, having fun, and laughing, especially at themselves, which is what they do best And most importantly, they believe in helping each other out of trouble. Once you get to know the Waussies and follow in their footsteps, helping others, laughing at your mistakes, and never giving up--you, too, will become Waussiefied Hiccup Waussie wants to get rid of his hiccups. While blowing up balloons, one explodes, and he has such a fright, he loses his hiccups. But after Ant leaves him a funny note, he laughs so much he gets his hiccups back again.