∗A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year∗
From the author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree:
Do you wanna Wanna see
Let's go find that gator, gator, gator!
COME WITH ME!
Put on your life jacket, hop in the boat, and raise your binoculars-it's time to go on an adventure!
In Daniel Bernstrom's follow-up to the critically acclaimed One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, a fearless little girl takes off in search of a giant gator-but she's not going into that swamp alone! No way! She wants YOU, the reader, to come along.
Off you go, peering through the lush landscapes, looking for that gator! But each time you think you see it Oops! Just a fox. Or some ducks! Or a snake. Maybe you'll never find the gator, gator, gator . . .
With stunning illustrations from Sendak Fellow Frann Preston-Gannon, readers experience the feeling of being on a real adventure deep in the swamp. Rhyming, repeating, and exhilarating, the text is a delightful read-aloud romp that will entertain and make everyone's heart skip a beat!
Frann Preston-Gannon is a London-based illustrator who graduated from Kingston University in 2010. In 2011 she was the UK's first recipient of a Sendak Fellowship and spent a month in residence working with the great Maurice Sendak. She was awarded a bronze in the no.8 3x3 Annual of Contemporary llustration for her unpublished children's work. Frann is the author of The Journey Home (9781843652090) and Dinosaur Farm (9781843652113).
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