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The Resource Mother Crocodile : "Maman-Caïman", by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe

Mother Crocodile : "Maman-Caïman", by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe

Label
Mother Crocodile : "Maman-Caïman"
Title
Mother Crocodile
Title remainder
"Maman-Caïman"
Statement of responsibility
by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe
Title variation
"Maman-Caïman"
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise
Summary
Because Mother Crocodile tells stories of the past, the little crocodiles choose to believe she is crazy until almost too late they learn otherwise
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator Category, 1982.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1982
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 1982.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
109032
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guy, Rosa
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-1989
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steptoe, John
  • Guy, Rosa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crocodiles
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mother Crocodile : "Maman-Caïman", by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published : New York : Delacorte, 1981
  • Translation of Maman-Caïman
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780385308038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Mother Crocodile : "Maman-Caïman", by Birago Diop ; translated and adapted by Rosa Guy ; illustrated by John Steptoe
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published : New York : Delacorte, 1981
  • Translation of Maman-Caïman
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780385308038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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