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Mother Crocodile by Rosa Guy

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Published by Doubleday Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7438958M
ISBN 100385308035
ISBN 109780385308038

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With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in , his Lyle, Lyle Crocodile series of books became a mainstay of children's literature. A Literary Landmark plaque commemorating the adventures of this endearing New York City reptile can now be found on East 88th Street and Bernard Waber's artwork is the subject of a traveling Cited by: 1. Nile crocodile babies are about 12 in (30 cm) long when they hatch. The young stay with their mother for the first two years of their life. Nile crocodile. Nile crocodiles are common across much of Africa. The female lays 25–80 eggs in a nest approximately 20 in (50 . Just because Mother Crocodile once snapped at Golo-the-Monkey for teasing her, he tells all the other animals she's crazy. The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him. When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them behind to fend for themselves. Rosa Guy's evocative translation of this story of disobedient young crocodiles can be read as a cautionary tale or as a symbolic retelling of the history of Africa. This Senegalese folktale is the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and is an ALA Notable Book. "Visually this book isstunning"New York Times Book Review. Full s: 1.

Get this from a library! Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman. [Birago Diop; John Steptoe; Rosa Guy; David Gatti; Delacorte Press.; A. Hoen & Co.; Mueller Color Plate Company.; Economy Bookbinding Corporation.] -- Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise. Just because Mother Crocodile once snapped at Golo-the-Monkey for teasing her, he tells all the other animals she's crazy. The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him. When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them behind. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Mother Crocodile =: Maman-Cai man () by Diop, Birago. Lyle Finds His Mother by Bernard Waber (HMH Books for Young Readers ) (Fiction – Children's). Lyle the Crocodile takes his employer's advice and goes in search of his mother. Poor Lyle! My rating: 7/10, finished /5.

Get this from a library! Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman. [Birago Diop; Rosa Guy; John Steptoe] -- Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise. Rosa Guy’s evocative translation of, Birago Diop’s Maman-Caiman (Mother Crocodile), story of disobedient young crocodiles can be read as a cautionary tale or as a symbolic retelling of the history of Africa. This Senegalese folktale is the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and is . Just because Mother Crocodile once snapped at Golo-the-Monkey for teasing her, he tells all the other animals she's crazy. The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him. When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them Author: Diop, Birago.   Published on Every morning a very large and very snappy crocodile shouts this selfish message: ‘Stay away from my river! It’s MY river! If you come in my river, I’ll eat you.