The Selfish Crocodile

The Selfish Crocodile

3.88 (255 ratings by Goodreads)
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The crocodile is lord of the jungle and all the animals are terrified of him. And the selfish crocodile won't even let them go into the river! Then one day the selfish crocodile gets very bad toothache and it is up to the animals to decide whether they want to help him. A lively, funny tale that has wonderful animal illustrations. A modern classic.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Mixed media product | 32 pages
  • 245 x 274mm | 334g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0747564000
  • 9780747564003

About Faustin Charles

Faustin Charles is an acclaimed poet and storyteller for children who is in huge demand for his performances. His poety books for children, published by Bloomsbury, are 'Once Upon an Animal' and 'Teacher Alligator'. Faustin lives in London. Michael Terry is renowned for his animal illustrations. 'The Selfish Crocodile' was his first picture book ever, and published by Bloomsbury. Since then he has gone on to illustrate several best selling animal picture books for Bloomsbury, including 'Little Hotchpotch' , 'Rhino's Horns' and 'The Sulky Vulture', written by Sally Grindley. Michael lives in Hythe, Kent.show more

Review quote

'The illustrations are wonderfully expressive, and it's a simple tale with a good moral that deserves retelling - night, after night, after night!' Practical Parentingshow more

Rating details

255 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 36% (92)
4 27% (69)
3 27% (69)
2 9% (22)
1 1% (3)
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