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Book Description
What can we learn from a lazy lion, or an eagle who's afraid to fly, or an angry ant who eats an anaconda? Plenty, if Newbery Honor author Julius Lester (To Be a Slave) has any say in the matter. In these six highly alliterative fables, Lester creates some of the silliest critters ever to have walked (or flown or swum) this earth. Adalbert the alligator, for example, decides one day that... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages48
Publication Date03/01/2001
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About Julius Lester (Author) : Julius Lester is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Julius Lester include Black Folktales, John Henry, Cupid: A Tale... more
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About EMILIE CHOLLAT (Illustrator) : EMILIE CHOLLAT is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of EMILIE CHOLLAT include Where Does It Come From? (Explore Your World), El Desfile, Hey, Mam... more
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