Solomon Crocodile

3.48 based on 330 ratings & 65 reviews on Goodreads.com

Poor Solomon is looking for some fun but no one wants to play. The dragonflies tell him to buzz off, the storks get in a flap, and the hippo? Well, the less said about the hippo, the better! But then somebody else starts causing trouble . . . and for once it is NOT Solomon. Could it be the perfect pal for a lonely crocodile?

Solomon Crocodile is a snappy, happy, fun story with stunning artwork from the Kate Greenaway award-winning Catherine Rayner.

Sure to make toddlers chortle with glee.
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About Catherine Rayner

Catherine Rayner studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She fell in love with the city and still lives there with her family and a small menagerie of creatures including Shannon the horse, Ena the cat and a goldfish called Richard, all of whom inspire her artwork. In 2008 Catherine was selected as one of the Ten Best New Illustrators for Booktrust's Big Picture Campaign. She has been short-listed for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal four times, and won in 2009 for Harris Finds His Feet. In addition to illustrating for other authors such as Michael Bond, Holly Webb and Michael Morpurgo, she has also written her own picture books, including Ernest, Solomon Crocodile, Solomon and Mortimer and Smelly Louie, which won the Peter's Book of the Year award in 2015.

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Books by Catherine Rayner

Solomon and Mortimer
Solomon and Mortimer
Smelly Louie
Smelly Louie
Ernest
Ernest

From our blogs

Colour in Solomon Crocodile

Colour in Solomon Crocodile

16 March 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Poor Solomon Crocodile is looking a bit plain. Can you colour him in to brighten him up?

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