The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl

After reading George’s Marvellous Medicine the grade twos wanted to read one of Roald Dahl’s picture story books. We choose The Enormous Crocodile…

the enormous crocodileThis book has everything a child relishes: name-calling, suspense, jungle animals, children in danger and a thoroughly silly villain. Roald Dahl has created a dialogue-driven story with vividly over-the-top characters, making this a wonderful book to read aloud! Quentin Blake’s illustrations are hilarious too…

The Enormous Crocodile is incredibly hungry-and incredibly greedy. His favourite meal is a plump, juicy little child, and he intends to gobble up as many of them as he can! But when the other animals in the jungle join together to put an end to his nasty pans and tricks, the Enormous Crocodile learns a lesson he won’t forget…

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