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Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman

Author: Birago DiopJohn SteptoeRosa GuyDavid GattiDelacorte Press.All authors
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise.
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Genre/Form: Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator)
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diop, Birago.
Mother Crocodile.
New York : Delacorte Press, 1981
(OCoLC)657394877
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birago Diop; John Steptoe; Rosa Guy; David Gatti; Delacorte Press.; A. Hoen & Co.; Mueller Color Plate Company.; Economy Bookbinding Corporation.
ISBN: 0440064058 9780440064053 0440064066 9780440064060 0385308035 9780385308038
OCLC Number: 5946572
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "The text type used ... is Goudy Old Style. The title on the jacket, half-title, and title page was hand-lettered by David Gatti. The four-color art was camera-separated by Mueller Color Plate Company. The book was printed by A. Hoen & Co. and bound by Economy Bookbinding Corporation."--Colophon.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1982.
Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Maman-Caïman.
Responsibility: by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe.

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Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise.

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