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Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile

Paye, Won-Ldy (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile
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When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs. Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters and that, therefore, the crocodile shouldn't eat her.
Authors: Paye, Won-Ldy
Title: Mrs. Chicken and the hungry crocodile
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: [31] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "A version of this story was previously published in Why Leopard Has Spots: Dan Stories from Liberia by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert, illustrated by Ashley Bryan, by Fulcrum Publishing, Inc., Golden, Colorado, 1998."
Summary: When a crocodile captures Mrs. Chicken and takes her to an island to fatten her up, clever Mrs. Chicken claims that she can prove they are sisters and that, therefore, the crocodile shouldn't eat her.
Additional Contributors: Paschkis, Julie
Lippert, Margaret H.
ISBN: 0805070478
Branch Call Number: J398.20899 P29M 2003
Statement of Responsibility: Won-Ldy Paye & Margaret H. Lippert ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Subject Headings: Crocodiles Folklore Juvenile literature Chickens Folklore Folklore Liberia Juvenile literature Dan (African people) Folklore Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Crocodiles
Chickens
Folklore
Dan (African people)
LCCN: 2002001755
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I love this story! Very funny and clever, with a hint of something darker. I think it would make a great felt.

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