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Princess Cora and the Crocodile
Princess Cora and the Crocodile written by Laura Amy Schlitz | illustrated by Brian Floca
written by Laura Amy Schlitz | illustrated by Brian Floca


 
First Edition. Signed.
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April 2017 First Editions Club for Young Readers

Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press (2017)

Picture Book. First Edition. Signed.

As new in dust jacket.

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off — and a deliciously wicked crocodile a day on.

Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She’s sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She’s sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. And her parents won’t let her have a dog. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn’t expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile—a crocodile who does not behave properly. With perfectly paced dry comedy, children’s book luminaries Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca send Princess Cora on a delightful outdoor adventure — climbing trees! getting dirty! having fun! — while her alter ego wreaks utter havoc inside the castle, obliging one pair of royal helicopter parents to reconsider their ways.

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