The Selfish Crocodile Book of Words by Faustin Charles

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Case-bound, luxury edition early learning board book featuring the friendly, super-snappy bestselling Selfish Crocodile. Take a word safari with a whole array of animal friends.

This is a sister board book to the equally brilliant Selfish Crocodile Book of Numbers.


The Selfish Crocodile Book of Words by Faustin Charles

Monkeys, frogs, butterflies and birds make a brilliant first-word adventure - with exuberant illustrations to hook in young readers.


Praise for The Selfish Crocodile: 'The tale has a quite wonderful simplicity and a pace and rhythm characteristic of the oral tradition at its best. On the page or in performance, Charles is a master at making every word count for young audiences: this picture book is super storytelling ... Terry's illustrations are an equal delight

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

'The Selfish Crocodile Library sees the return of a much-loved character created by Faustin Charles ... Michael Terry's illustrations have instant appeal and are well pitched for the age range with their balance of colour, humour and clarity'

About the Author

Faustin Charles

Faustin Charles lives in London and is the author of Bloomsbury's bestselling picture book The Selfish Crocodile.

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Book Info


Board book
12 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5


Faustin Charles
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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

7th August 2012




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