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Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India

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Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can't swim! How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard. Trouble is, Crocodile is hungry too—for Monkey! Will clever Monkey come up with a way to get the mangoes and escape Crocodile's sharp teeth?  The Caldecott-winning artist and ace storyteller Gerald McDermott brings the vibrant colors of India to this telling of a classic trickster tale. 

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Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day.

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Another energetic trickster tale from Caldecott Medalist Gerald McDermott

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Clever monkey outwits wily crocodile in this acclaimed trickster tale from Caldecott Medalist and storyteller extraordinaire Gerald McDermott. 

About the Author

GERALD MCDERMOTT is an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator and the creator of numerous award-winning books for children. Winner of the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors, he has also been an animated filmmaker and a consultant to the Joseph Campbell Foundation on mythology in education. Mr. McDermott lives in Southern California.

www.geraldmcdermott.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152165963
Author:
Mcdermott, Gerald
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Author:
McDermott, Gerald
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Apes and Monkeys
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9 x 11 in
Age Level:
from 3 to 7

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"Synopsis" by , Crocodile wants to feast on Monkey's heart and Monkey must outsmart him if he is to enjoy eating mangoes all day.
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Another energetic trickster tale from Caldecott Medalist Gerald McDermott
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Clever monkey outwits wily crocodile in this acclaimed trickster tale from Caldecott Medalist and storyteller extraordinaire Gerald McDermott. 
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