The Enormous Crocodile

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Jonathan Cape, 2012 - Children's stories - 68 pages
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A very hungry, very enormous crocodile can't wait to fill his empty tummy with a fat juicy child. He thinks he's clever, but the other jungle animals might just be able to outwit him. . . .

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I love Roald Dahls writing style. - Goodreads
It didn't have a happy ending" my oldest said... - Goodreads
Fantastic illustrations. - Goodreads
The basic plot is simple. - Goodreads
Pictures are absolutely cute and colorful. - Goodreads
I love picture books with brutal endings. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Mandy Blackburn - Goodreads

Not one of Dahl's best, but still very delightful. Read full review

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User Review  - Alison Durbin - Goodreads

I have always enjoyed the stories Dahl comes out with, and this one is no different. While this book isn't quite his best work, I still found it enjoyable. His imagination and story-telling is ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Roald Dahl (Author)

The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author. His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. He died in November 1990.

Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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