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The downhill crocodile whizz and other stories

Author: Margaret Mahy; Ian Newsham
Publisher: London : Dent, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories about odd people and peculiar creatures who have fantastic adventures. In the title story, a speeding crocodile on roller skates attracts a large and happy following, and becomes a kindly baby snatcher.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mahy; Ian Newsham
ISBN: 0460062379 9780460062374
OCLC Number: 59234786
Notes: Author is a New Zealander.
Description: 130 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The downhill crocodile whizz --
The girl with the green ear --
Elephant milk, hippopotamus cheese --
Chibbawokki rain --
Cat and mouse --
Thunderstorms and rainbows --
How Honesty Street won the Beautiful Street Competition --
Don't cut the lawn! --
The wonderful red 'memory' stretch-wool socks --
Balancing acts.
Responsibility: Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Ian Newsham.

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Stories about odd people and peculiar creatures who have fantastic adventures. In the title story, a speeding crocodile on roller skates attracts a large and happy following, and becomes a kindly baby snatcher.

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