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Crocodile Hungry

by Eija Sumner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, alligators & crocodiles, manners & etiquette

A hilarious story about a hungry and hapless crocodile, for fans of How to Give Your Cat a Bath and I Want My Hat Back.

Crocodile hungry.

What can crocodile eat?

Canned ham? Too hard to open.
Beef jerky? Gets stuck in teeth.
Eggs? Bite shell, get toothache.

Crocodile must find food. But where?

Though crocodile is surrounded by food, he doesn't know it …

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Good Night, Alligator

by Rebecca Van Slyke, illustrated by Mike Boldt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: alligators & crocodiles

Bedtime has never been more wild! Good Night, Alligator is sure to wear kids out before they are gently tucked into bed.
Armed with her book of alligator facts, little alligator has several good reasons for avoiding bedtime:
Alligators don’t brush their teeth.
They don’t wear pajamas.
And most of all, they DO NOT go to bed.
Luckily, her parent …

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AAAlligator!

by Judith Henderson, illustrated by Andrea Stegmaier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: prejudice & racism, alligators & crocodiles, city & town life

When a hungry alligator moves to their town, the residents want him out . . . until they get to know him (and learn what he's actually hungry for!). A timely tale about empathy, acceptance and a community's response to injustice.

Though he's scared at first, a boy who encounters an alligator in the woods soon realizes that all the alligator wants is …

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Crocs in a Box

3 Little Books

by Robert Heidbreder, illustrated by Rae Maté
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: k to 1
tagged: alligators & crocodiles, humorous stories, imagination & play

Three of Robert Heidbreder’s most beloved books return in this collector’s box set of mini-books. Bright and charming illustrations by Rae Maté complement the hilarious rhyming text of Crocs at Work, Crocodiles Say, and Crocodiles Play. Treat yourself to the world of these reptilian friends and discover what makes them tick. When one book clos …

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Crocs at Work

by Robert Heidbreder, illustrated by Rae Maté
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: alligators & crocodiles, poetry (see also stories in verse)

“Reminiscent in tone of the 1958 classic What Do You Say, Dear? by Sesyle Joslin and Maurice Sendak, this happy double message gives child readers plenty of freedom to create their own alliances.” —Quill & Quire

In Crocs at Work, the team that created the children’s Crocodiles Play! and Crocodiles Say… tackle the world of work—again with …

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Crocodiles Play!

by Robert Heidbreder, illustrated by Rae Maté
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: alligators & crocodiles, imagination & play

Crocs play baseball, basketball, golf and table tennis on the wrong fields and courts, using the incorrect equipment with no respect for the rules. A game of tag is played by crocodiles dressed in tennis shorts, soccer players play hide and seek, and foot-ballers play ring-around-the-rosie.

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Crocodiles Say?

by Robert Heidbreder, illustrated by Rae Maté
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: 2
tagged: alligators & crocodiles

Parents, children and teachers will all laugh at the silly antics of the crocs in this raucous new book by poet and teacher Robert Heidbreder. Rae Maté's illustrations will charm children and flatter crocodiles everywhere!

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