The Watermelon Seed

Pizzoli, Greg (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Watermelon Seed

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After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
Authors: Pizzoli, Greg
Title: The watermelon seed
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
Local Note: 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 10 15
ISBN: 9781423171010
Statement of Responsibility: Greg Pizzoli
Subject Headings: Picture books for children Juvenile fiction. Humorous stories Juvenile literature. Crocodiles Juvenile fiction. Imagination Juvenile fiction. Seeds Juvenile fiction. Watermelons Juvenile fiction.
Topical Term: Picture books for children
Humorous stories
LCCN: 2012020297
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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.

October 1 and 2

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 »

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Apr 24, 2014
  • kimrae rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Cute story, would be great for a read aloud. I'm sure we have all swallowed a seed or two in our time.

Delightful! Many will relate to the crocodile's dilemna!


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