Synopses & Reviews
Victor Dickens hates to read, and nothing can change his mind. Or can it? How about a parrot with a peg leg? Or a rabbit with black barn boots? This Benjamin Franklin Award winner will attract even the most resistant young readers.
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Humorous, enchanting winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award.
When Victor Dickens, a boy who hates to read, is pulled away from watching TV by a crocodile in a white coat, he discovers many zany adventures in a book
About the Author
Etienne Delessert is an influential Swiss-American artist and author whose distinctive picture book illustrations have earned numerous honors, including two Graphics Prizes from the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Rita Marshall is an author and one of the most distinguished designers and art directors in children's publishing. Her work has earned gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators and the New York Art Directors Club.