The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

Book - 2014
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A little crocodile cannot get himself to like water, and then finds out the reason why.
Publisher: New York : NorthSouth Books Inc., 2014
ISBN: 9780735841635
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm


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In this fun twist on "The Ugly Duckling," a little crocodile feels very different from his siblings, who all love to swim, because he certainly does not! While this book is a fun story, with adorable and humorous vignettes, this book has a sweet ending and an important message about cel... Read More »

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Jan 29, 2018

I love this story. My daughter doesn't yet understand the full story plot but she loves pointing out the alligators and doing the 'achoooooo' at the end.

SCL_Preschool Sep 04, 2014

A wonderful read-aloud that is perfect for older preschoolers/younger elementary. This is an "ugly duckling" style story, but with a more gentle take. A satisfying ending and effective language throughout.

aforr71 Jun 12, 2014

A cute cautionary tale about assumptions, fitting in and finding your place in life.

AndyRoddick May 26, 2014

My new favourite! A big hit at storytime. Wonderful illustrations and great story too. A winner!!

kimrae Apr 24, 2014

Not the ending one would expect ... cute story.


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