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I, Crocodile

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While robbing Egypt's mummies, sphinxes, and palm trees, Napoleon can't resist bringing home a souvenir crocodile as well. All Paris is enchanted with this exotic creature. But for a crocodile with an appetite as big as his ego, being the toast of the town has its downside, too. What's a crocodile who's used to a dinner of flamingo, snake, or mongoose to make of chocolate mousse? Oh, to return to his beloved Nile! But fickle Napoleon has other plans for our hero...

Inspired by an obscure nineteenth-century French satire, I, Crocodile is the first book Fred Marcellino has written as well as illustrated.

2000 ALA Notable Children's Book 1999 New York Times Best Illustrated Book

2000-2001 Georgia's Picture Storybook Award & Georgia's Children's Book Award Masterlist

2000 ALA Notable Children's Books

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Grouped Work ID 8ee401ee-806a-f9f1-17f9-331d8245edbf
Full title i crocodile
Author marcellino fred
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 09:51:16AM
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subject_facet Crocodiles -- Juvenile fiction, Crocodiles. -- Fiction, Egypt -- Juvenile fiction, Food -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Humorous stories, Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Fiction, Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821 -- Juvenile fiction, Paris (France) -- History -- 1799-1815 -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- History -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display I, Crocodile
title_full I, Crocodile, I, Crocodile / Fred Marcellino, I, Crocodile [electronic resource] Marcellino, Fred., I, crocodile / Fred Marcellino, I, crocodile / Fred Marcellino ; [edited by] Michael di Capua
title_short I, Crocodile
topic_facet Crocodiles, Food, Historical fiction, History, Humorous stories, Juvenile Fiction, Napoleon