Mrs Chicken and the hungry crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Lippert


Mrs Chicken and the hungry crocodile by Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Lippert

One morning Mrs. Chicken took her bath in a puddle. Cluck, cluck, she said proudly. What a pretty chicken I am! Mrs. Chicken can't see her wings in the puddle, so she walks down to the river where she can admire all of herself. She doesn't know that Crocodile is there, waiting for dinner - and a tasty chicken would do nicely! To save herself, Mrs. Chicken tells Crocodile that they are sisters. But how can a speckled chicken and a green-skinned crocodile be related? Mrs. Chicken had better prove that they are, and fast, because Crocodile is getting hungrier...


* Readers young and old will cluck with delight. Publishers Weekly, starred review * This delectable offering will be a hit at storytime. School Library Journal, starred review

About the Author

Won-Ldy Paye was trained as a storyteller by his grandmother. He is from the Dan people of northeastern Liberia, and now lives in Seattle, Washington.Margaret H. Lippert has taught in the United States as well as in Guatemala and Tanzania, where she learned many stories. She lives on Mercer Island, Washington.Julie Paschkis is a painter and illustrator who makes her home in Seattle, Washington.

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32 pages


Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Lippert
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Publication date

1st May 2014



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