The Watermelon Seed

The Watermelon Seed

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After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781423171010
1423171012
Branch Call Number: EP Pizzoli Greg 05/2013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.

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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.


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GCPL_EarlyLit Jun 28, 2017

Little ones love this read. Anytime you work a belch into storytime is a win.

VaughanPLAlex Mar 03, 2017

This book is great for story time, especially if you read it with a lot of expression! The kids really get into it and can't stop giggling!

cmlibrary_ecrites Nov 28, 2016

This is a cute, simple story. My 3 year old can't get enough of it!

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iluvbooks7
Jan 09, 2016

Cute story.

LAYNE_A Aug 19, 2015

This hilarious picture book has a vintage feel with a touch of modern gross-out humor. The almost-3-year-old in my house has requested it nightly.

Anne__O Jul 08, 2015

Can you imagine what happens if you swallow a watermelon seed? Let’s just say the result could be hilarious!

CRRL_CraigGraziano Jun 25, 2015

Short sentences and accessible words helped to earn The Watermelon Seed the 2014 Geisel Award—named after Dr. Seuss—for best beginning reader book. His screenprinted illustrations and fantastic use of only green, pink, black, and white give the book a vintage feel, as if it was published long ago.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/watermelon_seed_pizzoli

Miranda_J Dec 19, 2014

A 2014 American Library Association, Theodor Geisel Award winner. "Have you ever swallowed a seed?" Do you love watermelon? Bite into this great read.

kimrae Apr 24, 2014

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

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mrwuffles
Mar 19, 2014

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

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Jun 29, 2017

hebe_1 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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