The Enormous Crocodile by Roald DahlThe Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl

The Enormous Crocodile

byRoald DahlIllustratorQuentin Blake

Paperback | June 1, 1993

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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG, featuring a full-color interior! 

The Enormous Crocodile is incredibly hungry—and incredibly greedy. His favorite meal is a plump, juicy little child, and he intends to gobble up as many of them as he can! His is sure that his “secret plans and clever tricks” cannot be foiled. But when the other animals in the jungle join together to put an end to his wicked schemes, the Enormous Crocodile learns a lesson he won’t soon forget.
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began ...
Title:The Enormous CrocodileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.3 inPublished:June 1, 1993Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140365567

ISBN - 13:9780140365566

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


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Date published: 2018-08-06
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Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't go wrong with Roald Dahl Great little story. Just the right reading age for my granddaughter. I'm sure she will love it.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Roald Dahl Roald Dahl is a wonderful children's author. This is another great read- cute and funny!
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun read I enjoyed this as a child, and think it's a fun story
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An odd story, but many childern like it. Children are usually very impressed by how the Enormous Crocodile meets his end.
Date published: 2015-12-10

From Our Editors

The Enormous Crocodile loves to make his meals of fresh, juicy children, and the town near his river is full of them. He's got the disguises and clever tricks to catch them--or so he thinks. Even though the Enormous Crocodile may be wicked and cunning, the other animals in the jungle know just how to foil his plans. Full color