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Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun! (Hardcover)

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Outside is too cold and dangerous (Turtle) and inside is too boring (Croc). This is a delightful new addition to the Croc & Turtle series created by Mike Wohnoutka. The two fast friends work together to find a creative (and surprising) solution. After all, being together is what's best. Wonderful illustrations and unique end papers complement the story. — Susan (RBB Staff)

— From Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun!


Croc & Turtle may be different, but they're the best of friends! This adorable winter-themed story will warm your heart, and is perfect for fans of Penguin and Pinecone.

Croc and Turtle are best friends!

It's a wintry day, so Croc and Turtle are ready for snow fun! But Croc likes outside activities and Turtle likes inside activities. What happens when best friends have very different ideas of fun?

In this new humorous and heartwarming adventure, Croc and Turtle navigate the ups and downs of friendship.

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.

Praise For…

“An engaging sequel to Croc & Turtle, this picture book explores tension between friends and how to resolve it.” —Booklist on CROC & TURTLE: SNOW FUN!

“With its spare text and large, easy-to-view illustrations, this read-aloud about compromise and companionship will resonate with children.” —Kirkus Reviews

"Lighthearted and fun." - School Library Journal

“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 on CROC & TURTLE

“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 on CROC & TURTLE

“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.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, 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.” —BCCB, starred review, on MOO!

“This book is bold, original, and funny, and should be part of every picture-book collection.” —School Library Journal, starred review, on MOO!

Product Details
ISBN: 9781681196374
ISBN-10: 1681196379
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Publication Date: October 8th, 2019
Pages: 40