The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma Merino
  

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

Written by Gemma Merino
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Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 Could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all? He might just be a DRAGON! A funny, unique and uplifting story from a debut author-illustrator and perfect for giving a toddler confidence to get in the water.

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The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma Merino

Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different. He doesn't like water at all. In fact, he prefers climbing trees! But it can be lonely when you're the odd one out, so the little crocodile tries his best to change. But being wet isn't for everyone - and a shiver soon becomes a cold and the cold becomes a sneeze, a very hot sneeze...Could it be that this little crocodile isn't a crocodile at all? He might just be a DRAGON! A funny, unique and uplifting story from a debut author-illustrator.

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A funny and uplifting story... from a great new author and illustrator. Baby and Me

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water is a delightful story... Beautifully illustrated and well written...promotes the values of taking on new challenges and celebrating hidden talents. familiesonline.co.uk

About the Author

Gemma Merino

Gemma Merino won the prestigious Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration in 2011, whilst studying for her MA in Children's Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Born in Catalonia, Gemma originally studied architecture in Barcelona and has worked in practices in Spain, Dublin, Tel Aviv and now London, where she lives. This is her debut picture book.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 5

Author

Gemma Merino
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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

6th June 2013

ISBN

9780230765863

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