Croc o’Clock (Hardcover)

Croc o’Clock By Huw Lewis Jones, Ben Sanders (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Huw Lewis Jones, Ben Sanders (Illustrator)
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The world’s largest crocodile likes to eat… but feeding time is getting out of control.
As the zoo clock ticks towards midnight, Croc is growing bigger and bigger…

4 pumpkin pies
3 french fries
2 cups of tea
and a mountain of macaroni.

A bright, bold, and bonkers reimagining of the familiar festive song, The Twelve Days of Christmas, starring a very hungry crocodile.

About the Author

Huw Lewis Jones is a writer and teacher who loves wild nature. He creates books for adults about maps and explorers, whilst for children it’s mostly been apples so far. With wife Kari and daughter Nell, he lives in a little house in Cornwall, though often spends his summers at the North Pole.

Ben Sanders is an award-winning illustrator. His work can be seen on the pages of Wall Street Journal, Monocle, Columbia Journalism Review, and Australian Geographic. His work has assisted Vodacom, Toyota, Visa, Bridgestone, Cadbury, and The Natural Confectionery Co. move product from shelves. Ben writes and illustrates for Hachette/Lothian and Thames & Hudson.

Praise For…

"Author and sometime Arctic explorer Lewis-Jones shows a silly side in penning a perfect parody of the Yuletide favorite focusing on a greedy croc.
Sanders’ stylized illustrations of a bright green croc on equally bright backgrounds inhaling yummies served by a multiracial troop of zookeepers and patrons are a deliciously eye-catching match. 

A cumulative singalong fit for hungry crowds (and crocs)
Kirkus review, 2021

“A cumulative singalong fit for hungry crowds (and crocs).”Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Colorful, peppy, and has a lot of zing.”
 —Betsy Bird, Fuse #8

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711264397
ISBN-10: 0711264392
Publisher: Happy Yak
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English