Mia, Matt and the Lazy Gator by Annie LangloisMia, Matt and the Lazy Gator by Annie Langlois

Mia, Matt and the Lazy Gator

byAnnie LangloisIllustratorJimmy BeaulieuTranslated bySarah Cummins

Paperback | September 15, 2010

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Twins Mia and Matt can't wait to get to their uncle's summer cottage and find out what animal will be the star of their vacation. Uncle Orlando is the best animal trainer in the country for movies and television. Last time, they helped him train a group of pigs to sing. This year turns out to be a challenge ? get an alligator, the slowest and laziest animal on the planet, to dance! All Nestor the Gator will do for Orlando is bathe in the sun. Will the twins get bitten, or will Matt's breakdancing skills help Nestor learn some moves? Suddenly, a strange thing happens ? the gator starts making a sculpture out of mud and grass. What is he up to? Mia and Matt are in for a surprise! The alligator turns out to be female, and soon thirty baby alligators, nesting in the sculpture, hatch from their eggs.
ANNIE LANGLOIS has worked in children's literature for more than ten years, first as a librarian and then as the art director for publisher La courte échelle. She recently completed a doctorate in children's literature at Sorbonne-Nouvelle University in Paris.
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Title:Mia, Matt and the Lazy GatorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887809367

ISBN - 13:9780887809361

Appropriate for ages: 6

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Langlois provides young readers with a positive example to emulate: a young girl whose commitment to a project is ultimately achieved and admired by loved ones. ....Mia, Matt and the Lazy Gator bestows young readers with the hopefulness to reach their desired goals. I would recommend Langlois' early reader for both school and public libraries. Recommended.