Synopses & Reviews
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 tooand#8212;for Monkey! Will clever Monkey come up with a way to get the mangoes and escape Crocodile's sharp teeth?and#160; The Caldecott-winning artistand#160;andand#160;ace storyteller Gerald McDermott brings the vibrant colors of India to this telling of aand#160;classic trickster tale.and#160;
In this delightful story, the king refuses to leave his bathtub and rule the kingdom. and#8220;Beauty aside, this also has a panache and sly wit that will please children and their parents, who will be called on to peruse the book again and again.and#8221;--Booklist
After 25 years, King Bidgood is still in the bathtub in this Caldecott Honor-winning classic. Full color.
Clever monkey outwits wily crocodile in this acclaimed trickster tale from Caldecott Medalistand#160;and storyteller extraordinaire Gerald McDermott.and#160;
About the Author
Audrey Woodandnbsp;is the author of many books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House,andnbsp;Piggies,andnbsp;Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide theirandnbsp;time between California and Hawaii.andnbsp;Donandnbsp;Woodandnbsp;is the illustrator ofandnbsp;many beloved books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub,andnbsp;Heckedyandnbsp;Peg,andnbsp;and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were written by his wife, Audrey Wood.andnbsp;The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.