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The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water - by Gemma Merino (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • Meet a most unusual crocodile who doesn't quite fit in!
  • Alabama Camellia Award (Grades K-1) 2015 4th Winner
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.92" x 8.94" Hardcover
  • 32 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Social Themes

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About the Book



Meet a most unusual crocodile! Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different he doesn't like it at all! He tries to his best to change, but when attempt at swimming causes a shiver then a sneeze could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all? A hilarious and uplifting story about being yourself from a talented debut author-illustrator!"



Book Synopsis



Meet a most unusual crocodile who doesn't quite fit in!

Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different--he doesn't like it at all! He tries to his best to change, but when attempt at swimming causes a shiver then a sneeze--could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all? A hilarious and uplifting story about being yourself from a talented debut author-illustrator!



Review Quotes




"The animal-who-doesn t-belong theme takes on sparkling new life...This is an exemplary picture book."- Sarah Ellis, Booklist"

"What begins as an ordinary story of a young hero not fitting in with his peers takes an unexpected and rewarding detour in this debut from London-based author-illustrator Merino...[this book] celebrates recognizing one s strengths over forcing oneself to fit the mold."- Publishers Weekly"



About the Author



Gemma Merino was born in Spain. She children's illustration at Cambridge School of Art in England and won the prestigious Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration in 2011 while completing her MA. She currently lives in London. This is her debut pi
Dimensions (Overall): 10.92 Inches (H) x 8.94 Inches (W) x .49 Inches (D)
Weight: .79 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Sub-Genre: Social Themes
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 32
Publisher: Northsouth Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Gemma Merino
Language: English
Street Date: April 5, 2014
TCIN: 16064444
UPC: 9780735841635
Item Number (DPCI): 247-09-5240
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.49 inches length x 8.94 inches width x 10.92 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.79 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 2 reviews
100% would recommend
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Adorable

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Renee - 2 years ago
Very cute childrens book with fun illustrations
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