The Selfish Crocodile

Author(s): Faustin Charles

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Every morning, a very large and very snappy crocodile shouts this selfish message- `Stay away from my river! It's MY river! If you come in my river, I'll eat you all!' The animals in the forest don't know what to do. They are frightened of the crocodile. Even the fish, tadpoles, frogs, crabs and crayfish stay out of the water.
Until one day the creatures are woken by a loud groaning sound which turns out to be the selfish crocodile in a lot of pain, and the smallest of them all, a little mouse, finds a way to solve their snappy dilemma!
Astoundingly bright, bold illustrations bring to life all the wonderful creatures of the forest in a rainbow of colours


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Crocodile stories are endlessly popular, this will be an instant classicStunning and original illustration and design - featured as part of Picture Book Paperback Launch - see blad/height chart and postcard

Michael Terry's picture books for Bloomsbury include The Selfish Crocodile, Little Hotchpotch and Rhino's Horns. Michael is well-known for his characterful animal illustrations, in particular for the novels of Dick King-Smith where, amongst others, he created the cover for The Hodgeheg. Michael lives in Hythe, Kent.

General Fields

  • : 9780747541936
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • : 0.18
  • : March 2010
  • : 19.10 cmmm X 27.30 cmmm X 0.60 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Faustin Charles
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Mike Terry
  • : English
  • : 813.5/4
  • : 32
  • : colour and b&w illustrations