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Good Ship Crocodile - a book by Lewis, J. Patrick

Good Ship Crocodile

Good Ship Crocodile( )
Author: Lewis, J. Patrick
Illustrator: Felix, Monique
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Creative Company, The
Imprint:Creative Editions
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

When the skies of Africa darken with rain and the river swells, a good-natured crocodile named Snout lends his broad back to many stranded animal neighbors. After he ferries soggy fireflies, dripping hedgehogs, and other creatures over dangerous waters, his good deeds are repaid in full when a shift to hot, dry weather leaves him vulnerable instead. Written by Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and illustrated by acclaimed picture book artist Monique Felix,The Good Ship...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Alligators & Crocodiles
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.99 x 9.74 x 0.12 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds
Author Biography
Lewis, J. Patrick (Author)

J. Patrick Lewis was born on May 5, 1942. He is a poet and prose writer who is known for his children's poems. He worked as a professor of economics before devoting himself full-time to writing in 1998. He is the author of 90 children's books including: BoshBlobberBosh, Please Bury Me in the Library, A Hippopotamusn't, First Dog, Spot the Plot, The House, and The National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry. In 2014, his title Voices from the March on Washington, made the Hot Civil Rights Titles List.

He has received many awards from the American Library Association, The Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the Claudia Lewis Award from The Bank Street School and others. He also received the 2010-11 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He was also named the third, U.S. Children's Poet Laureate for 2011-2013 by the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.


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