The Watermelon Seed
From Library Staff
This simple yet funny story of a crocodile who swallows a watermelon seed is great for sharing with preschoolers as well as younger elementary aged children.
2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished book for beginning readers.
Ever since he was a teeny, tiny baby, Crocodile has loved watermelon. When he accidentally swallows a seed, he fears the worst. Will vines grow out his ears? Will he turn pink? Will his tummy grow big? He’s saved by a burp and vows never again to eat his favorite fruit. Can he keep his promise to... Read More »