The Crocodile Under the Bed
Written by Judith Kerr
Illustrated by Judith Kerr
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
From the creator of The Tiger Who Came to Tea comes a glorious picture book full of wonder and adventure. Matty is sick, so sick that he cant go to the Queen’s birthday party with his family and friends. And that makes him very disappointed! But when Matty gets left behind with only his sleepy grandfather to keep him company, something very amazing happens! Soon Matty is having the most fabulous adventures with a very special crocodile who comes out from under the bed… ~ Julia Eccleshare
Kids love to read and share books from an early age and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of the younger members of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read the full reviews here.
- Cassandra Butler, age 5 - 'I really enjoyed this story as Matty gets to go to a birthday party after all, even though he’s sick thanks to a crocodile!'
- Cassandra’s Mum - 'Cassandra in general had hardly any problems reading the text and the wonderful illustrations really brought the story to life.'
- Joseph Cross, age 2 - 'Another lovely story from Judith Kerr that little ones will want to hear and see again and again...Joseph loved this book and made me read it three times in a row.'
- Robyn, age 5 - 'Robyn loved this book, both the great story and the wonderful illustrations.'
The Crocodile Under the Bed by Judith Kerr
A magical new classic in the making from the creator of the beloved favourite, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Once there was a little boy called Matty, and he was very sad...From the creator of the iconic picture books The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, comes a brand new story about joy, parties...and crocodiles! Matty is sick, and very sad because he's too sick to go to the Queen's birthday party! But when he gets an unexpected visitor, it seems that Matty might not miss out after all...
'Kerr is one of the best authors a child of 3+ could encounter.' The Times
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