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Dial-a-Croc Paperback – March, 1995

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Vanessa captures a crocodile as step No. 1 in a grand money-making scheme; PW called this entrepreneurial outing a "lighthearted cautionary tale." Ages 4-7.
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An imaginative, disarming first book: Vanessa has a unique money-making scheme. She captures a crocodile, tames him with a tough bargain, and rents him out--to a House of Horrors, a swimming team (the swimmers speed up to escape him), as a ticket- puncher and an ice-crusher--until Dial-a-Croc gets homesick and drives a poetically just reverse bargain. James's good-humored illustrations, featuring a relaxed but wickedly deft line, are a perfect match for the text's comical logic. Good fun. (Picture book. 4-7) -- Copyright ©1991, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Orchard Books (March 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 053107059X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0531070598
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,757,202 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I am always on the lookout for books with a strong female lead character. This book has it as well as a very fun story and lessons on doing for others. And as one of my favorite books of the year I have bought extra copies to put in my "Christmas Book Box" an annual present I give to my daughter's closest friends.
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