Party Croc!: A Folktale from Zimbabwe (Hardcover)

A Folktale from Zimbabwe

By Margaret Read MacDonald, Derek Sullivan (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807563205, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2015

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Description

When you promise Croc a party, you better keep that promise and give him a party Zuva knows you should never invite a crocodile to town--everyone knows that But what if the crocodile does you a favor? And what if you promise to return the favor by inviting him to the village party? And what if this croc actually comes knocking on your front door? Because this crocodile is a PARTY CROC This hilarious retelling of a Shona folktale from Zimbabwe is both a cautionary tale about keeping promises and a raucously fun read-aloud for party animals of any age.


About the Author

Margaret Read MacDonald is a children's librarian turned storyteller who travels the world sharing tales. Her many picture book retellings include The Boy from the Dragon Palace, Little Rooster's Diamond Button, and Mabela the Clever. When not traveling, she lives near Seattle, Washington. Derek Sullivan is a Washington-based illustrator. He has never had the opportunity to invite a crocodile to a party, but isn't so sure he wouldn't if he had the chance. This is his first children's book.
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