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The Kindhearted Crocodile
by Lucia Panzieri
AntonGionata Ferrari, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 8 x 10 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823427673 | 01-15-2013

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: KINDERGARTEN | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Humor, Animals/Fiction, Acceptance & Belonging
Recommendations: A, C, PW, SLJ*

CCSS Codes:
KL RL.3, 7
1: RL.2, 3
2: RL.3, 5

About the Book

Once upon a time there was a crocodile—not just any old crocodile with big sharp teeth and powerful jaws, but a crocodile with the kindest of hearts that was gentle and sensitive, and dreamed of one day being a beloved pet in a happy family. Through the magic of a picture book and with an irrepressible desire to please, this ferocious-looking crocodile that tidies toys, washes dishes, and even fights monsters in bad dreams makes his own dream come true.

For a Q&A with Lucia Panzieri and AntonGionata Ferrari, click here!