Bill and Pete

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PaperStar, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Meet William Everett Crocodile, who spells his name "Bill". Meet Pete, Bill's best bird friend and trusty "toothbrush". Together, they foil a crocodile-hunting Bad Guy, making life safer along the River Nile in his wonderfully funny tale of two memorable friends. Full color.

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User Review  - mosbor - LibraryThing

Bill is a crocodile who lives on the Nile with his best buddy, a bird named Pete. When Bill's cousin gets nabbed by a poacher the two head to Louisiana to rescue her. The story is cute and very ... Read full review

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User Review  - claire.cavell - LibraryThing

Bill (a Nile Crocodile) and his friend Pete (a bird) are off to save cousin Jane from The Bad Guy's brother before he turns her into a suitcase like his dad. They venture all the way to New Orleans ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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