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Children's Fiction Alligators & Crocodiles

Crocs in a Box

3 Little Books

by (author) Robert Heidbreder

illustrated by Rae Maté

Tradewind Books
Initial publish date
Sep 2020
Alligators & Crocodiles, Imagination & Play, Humorous Stories
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    Publish Date
    Sep 2020
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: k to 1
  • Reading age: 3 to 5


Three of Robert Heidbreder’s most beloved books return in this collector’s box set of mini-books. Bright and charming illustrations by Rae Maté complement the hilarious rhyming text of Crocs at Work, Crocodiles Say, and Crocodiles Play. Treat yourself to the world of these reptilian friends and discover what makes them tick. When one book closes, another one opens, and the fun never stops! A scaly treat for the whole family!

About the authors

Robert Heidbreder was born in Illinois but now lives in British Columbia. He has enchanted children with his joyful poems and rhymes for more than two decades. A former elementary school teacher (and winner of the Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence), he believes that children's love of silly and absurd combinations of words makes them natural poets. His books include Eenie Meenie Manitoba, Don't Eat Spiders, I Wished for a Unicorn, Drumheller Dinosaur Dance, Python Play, See Saw Saskatchewan, Crocodiles Say, A Sea-Wishing Day, Lickety-Split, Crocodiles Play, Shake-Awakes, Noisy Poems for a Busy Day, Black and Bittern Was Night and Song for a Summer Night.

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Rae Maté illustrator of Crocodiles Say, and the sporty new sequel, Crocodiles Play! Rae Maté has always loved making pictures. She has been painting and showing her work professionally since she graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in 1986 . Rae also enjoys teaching art to preschoolers, and she divides her painting time between her home studios in Vancouver and Hornby Island BC.

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