Synopses & Reviews
Mr. Crocodile has big plans for finally catching and eating five pesky monkeys. But as the hours pass, the monkeys dupe him again and again. In the end they teach persnickety Mr. Crocodile something about friendship . . . and about having fun.
From the bestselling author of Counting Crocodiles and the talented illustrator of more than eighty children's books, here's a lively story about another thickheaded crocodile outwitted by mischievous monkeys. Children will delight in the rhyming text and will eagerly search for the clock that marks the hour in each spread. Soon they'll be shouting, What time is it, Mr. Crocodile?
"Cushman . . . captures the monkeys' energy . . . to make any time the right time for this irresistible rhyme."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Mr. Crocodile has big plans for finally catching--and eating--five pesky monkeys,and#160;but those little rascals dupe him again and again. By the time the clock strikes six, those mischievous monkeys actuallyand#160;teach Mr. Crocodile a thing or two about friendship . . . and about having fun!
From the bestselling author of "Counting Crocodiles" comes the lively story of another thickheaded crocodile who is outwitted by mischievous monkeys. Young readers will eagerly search for the clock that marks the hour in each spread. Full color.
Time is running short for Mr. Crocodile!
About the Author
Judy Sierra holds a Ph.D. in folklore from UCLA. She is the author of many esteemed children's books, including Nursery Tales Around the World, winner of the Aesop Prize from the American Folklore Society, and Good Night, Dinosaurs. She is also the reteller/compiler of several books of folklore for teachers and storytellers. Ms. Sierra lives in Northern California.Doug Cushman is a veteran mystery writer for children and the illustrator of more than 100 picture books. Among his many popular books are the seven HOLIDAYandnbsp;MICEandnbsp;books, written by Bethany Roberts. He lives in Northern California and Paris.