Could a Crocodile Play Basketball? by Camilla de le Bedoyere


Could a Crocodile Play Basketball? by Camilla de le Bedoyere

Could a Crocodile Play Basketball? provides a hilarious and informative introduction into the life of a crocodile. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. Imagine that a crocodile left his home and came to stay, what might he get up to? It may be a struggle to feed him, crocodiles swallow stones to help grind up the food in their stomachs! Engaging question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts. The new titles in this series are: Could a Crocodile Play Basketball? 978-1-78171-586-4 Would an Elephant Enjoy the Seaside? 978-1-78171-585-7


This is an unusual crocodile in that he plays crazy golf, goes to a sleepover and visits a funfair! HIs favourite holiday treat was crazy golf, of course. This is the most speedy, greedy and tough crocodile we have seen since Peter Pan and well worth a read. One of my godchildren's favourite pages was the one where they discovered that a crocodile has about 3000 teeth in its lifetime and that that is about 60 times more teeth than us... at this point I could see the pound signs 'ching ching

[and I read, simultaneously in humourous harmony together], 'that's a lot of money from the Tooth Fairy! Early Years A great example of how to make learning fun. The Guardian Children's books

About the Author

Camilla de le Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books..

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

17th August 2015



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