Beware of the Crocodile

By JENKINS, Martin.

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ISBN
9780763675387
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on February 1, 2019  |  Elementary

PreS-Gr 2—British conservation biologist Jenkins (Fabulous Frogs; Can We Save the Tiger?) teams up with Japanese illustrator Kitamura for a factual, funny, and frightening study of the lifespan of one of the world's most fearsome creatures. As Kitamura's grand and formidable crocodile moves from the title page to the first spread with jaws open wide, Jenkins's playful writing alleviates how frightening this subject can be: "If there's one thing you should know about crocodil...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Heeding the old adage "when introducing a topic to children, start with what they know," Jenkins initiates his discussion of crocodiles with their most prominent feature: those fascinating and intimidating teeth, which Kitamura depicts in all their spiky glory. From there, it's an easy segue to the crocodile's predatory behavior, but sly understatement tones down this aspect: "they're not at all picky about what they eat as long as it's got a bit of meat on it." What happ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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