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4 edition of Mother Croccodile = found in the catalog.

Mother Croccodile =

Diop, Birago.

Mother Croccodile =

Maman Caïman

by Diop, Birago.

  • 269 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Doubleday Book for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crocodiles -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Folklore -- Senegal.

  • About the Edition

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

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesCecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace, Coretta Scott King Award for illustration, ALA Notable Book
    Statementby Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    ContributionsGuy, Rosa., Steptoe, John, 1950- ill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22859283M
    ISBN 100440410061

    Get this from a library! Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman. [Birago Diop; Rosa Guy; John Steptoe] -- Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise. John Steptoe (Septem – Aug ) was an author and illustrator for children’s books dealing with aspects of the African-American experience. He is best known for Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, which was acknowledged by literary critics as a breakthrough in African history and : Septem , Brooklyn, New York.

      📚 The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's children's books read aloud vine memes - Duration: Reading Children Books Aloud views. Get this from a library! Mother Crocodile = Maman Caïman. [Rosa Guy; John Steptoe; Birago Diop] -- Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise.

      Every morning a very large and very snappy crocodile shouts this selfish message: ‘Stay away from my river! It’s MY river! Miss Sofie's Story Time - Kids Books .   Praise for Elizabeth Peters and Crocodile on the Sandbank "A writer so popular that the public library has to keep her books under lock and key." - Washington Post Book World "Grand views of Egyptian antiquities a sparkling series." -Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review/5().


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Mother Crocodile was a story of African fables that was retold in a different way by the author Rosa Guy. The plot of the book was an Uncle was telling all the children in his village a story about a crocodile who was extremely wise and remembered everything that she heard in the river/5(5).

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Mother Crocodile: An Uncle Amadou Tale from Sengal by Birago Diop and John Steptoe. When Mother Crocodile warns her children to swim away, they close their ears. Only read more. When Mother Crocodile warns her children to swim away, they close their ears.

Only later, in fact almost too late, do they realize the truth in her words. Mother Crocodile - Birago Diop - Google Books. Rosa Guy's evocative translation of this story of disobedient young crocodiles can be read as a cautionary tale or as a symbolic retelling of the history of Africa.

This Senegalese folktale is the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and is Reviews: 1. Crocodile Mothers Eat Their Young is his first published novel. He and his wife, a teacher, have hosted several foster children in addition to raising three children of their own.

The family resides in Connecticut/5(44). The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him. When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them behind to fend for themselves.

Winner Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration. Crocodile Mothers Eat Their Young by Avi Morris is a very powerful book. It was an eye opener about what some foster kids actually go through. It was an eye /5. Rosa Guy’s evocative translation of, Birago Diop’s Maman-Caiman (Mother Crocodile), story of disobedient young crocodiles can be read as a cautionary tale or as a symbolic retelling of the history of Africa.

This Senegalese folktale is the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and is. Just because Mother Crocodile once snapped at Golo-the-Monkey for teasing her, he tells all the other animals she's crazy. The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him.

When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them behind to fend for themselves.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Mother Crocodile =: Maman-Cai man () by Diop, Birago. The stories in the anthology 'My Mother is a Crocodile' have diverse themes. These stories are written with humour and pathos; they are surreal and domestic; local and universal.

There is creeping paranoia in the title story 'My Mother is a Crocodile' and 'Melani' deals with a fabricated personality, a woman of great magnetism, in the virtual world of internet dating/5(7).

When Mother Crocodile snaps at her, Golo-the-Monkey tells the other animals that she is crazy, and even her own children believe him.

Click on the price to find out more about a book. New books: 1 - 30 of /5(17). Mother Crocodile = by Diop, Birago. Publication date Topics Folklore -- Senegal., Crocodiles -- Fiction. Publisher Doubleday Book for Young Readers Collection Internet Archive Books.

Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American : Get this from a library. Mother Crocodile = Maman-Caïman. [Birago Diop; John Steptoe; Rosa Guy; David Gatti; Delacorte Press.; A.

Hoen & Co.; Mueller Color Plate Company.; Economy Bookbinding Corporation.] -- Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise. With the winning Newbery/Caldecott pairing of Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca behind Princess Cora and the Crocodile, there's no where to go but up.

Soothing pastel watercolor illustrations bring each page to life, amp up the action, and relay emotions at every turn. It was a real treat to have a true picture book meshed into a chapter book.4/5.

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Nile crocodile babies are about 12 in (30 cm) long when they hatch. The young stay with their mother for the first two years of their life. Nile crocodile. Nile crocodiles are common across much of Africa. The female lays 25–80 eggs in a nest approximately 20 in (50.

Lyle Finds His Mother by Bernard Waber (HMH Books for Young Readers ) (Fiction – Children's). Lyle the Crocodile takes his employer's advice and goes in search of his mother. Poor Lyle.

My rating: 7/10, finished /5. The female crocodile deposits her eggs, usually about 20 in number, in a nest of rotting vegetation or in a shallow pit on the river bank, and digs them up when she hears them hatching. In most species the average adult length is between 6 and 10 ft (—3 m).

The largest crocodile (the saltwater crocodile)File Size: KB.The monkey even tells the little crocodiles, her children, who believe him.

When a flock of crows warn of the coming war, and Mother Crocodile tells her children to flee, they close their ears, and she sadly leaves them behind to fend for themselves.

Winner Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration. (source: Nielsen Book Data)Author: Diop, Birago.Editions. Mother Crocodile: "Maman-Caiman" Demco Media, Turtleback, ; Mother Crocodile Yearling, Paperback, ; Mother Crocodile Doubleday Books for Young.