Croc & Turtle (Hardcover)
For fans of Penguin and Pinecone, this adorable new duo will warm your heart and tickle your funny bone.
Meet Croc! He is the strongest and fastest crocodile around.
Meet Turtle! He agrees that Croc is the strongest and fastest.
But what happens when Elephant lifts that heavy rock with ease? And when Cheetah speeds on by?
Croc and Turtle might not be the strongest or the fastest, but they're definitely the best at something even more important . . .
Introducing an utterly charming new duo, this humorous and heartwarming adventure will delight readers of all ages.
About the Author
Mike Wohnoutka is the illustrator of Jack's House, Cowboy Sam and Those Confounded Secrets, and The Wizzy Foot. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Mike lives with his wife and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
“Wohnoutka's good-natured tale of competition . . . is a great addition to storytime collections. . . . These reptiles with a rockin' relationship will win fans.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Characterized by gentle colors and uncluttered pages, gouache paintings by Wohnoutka (Moo!) capture an innocent and uncomplicated friendship between two likable best buds.” —Publishers Weekly
“By the end of the book, readers will be all set for school too: this is sure to provoke shared laughter that will calm the fears of even the most unready parents.” —Starred review, Kirkus Reviews on DAD'S FIRST DAY
“Wohnoutka's gouache paintings poke gentle fun at Daddy, and they'll elicit giggles . . . It should leave new students with an extra jolt of confidence.” —Publishers Weekly on DAD'S FIRST DAY
“The colorful gouache illustrations will elicit giggles from young readers as they imagine their parents behaving like Oliver's dad.” —School Library Journal on DAD'S FIRST DAY
“The readaloud's the real fun here.” —Starred review, BCCB on MOO!
“This book is bold, original, and funny, and should be part of every picture-book collection.” —Starred review, School Library Journal on MOO!
An amazing picture book that shows the power of art. Minh Le and Dan Santat (local author!) team up to create a powerful story about family, love, and strength. All with just a few words and a lot of action on the page. I loved the way the two drawing styles came together. - Jessica