Books by Jean Baylis

THE BIG CROCODILE BOOK by Sally Grindley
ANIMALS
Released: July 15, 1993

A cheery collection of verse, folktales, original stories, jokes, and miscellaneous facts about this rough-hewn reptile—seen as a calm predator in Carroll's ``How Doth the Little Crocodile''; as a friendly host in the Ugandan ``Hare and Crocodile'' (a visiting hare eats Crocodile's eggs); as a greedy fool in W. J. Corbett's ``Umbopa and the Crocodile''; and even, in the Punjabi ``The King of the Crocodiles,'' as a powerful magical being. Read full book review >