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Author Morgan, Sally, 1951 January 18-

Title The greedy crocodile : a collection of Australian stories / by Sally Morgan
Published Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books, 2012


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Description 75 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Greed crocodile
Greedy crocodile ; 2
Contents Greedy crocodile -- Boy who nearly wished his life away -- Girl who couldn't stop shouting -- First white man -- Roly Poly the wombat -- Proud goanna -- Gourmet giant -- Yael and Mulwarra -- Grumpy frog -- Baby and the river spirit
Summary Sally Morgan writes and illustrates some of her best short stories in this amusing and entertaining compilation. Have you ever wished your brother was a fish? Or screamed so loud that the hairs of a caterpillar fell off? These are just some of the fun stories written and illustrated by Sally Morgan. The witty stories, with a folktale feel, are based around a host of characters which are Australian animals, non-native animals, spirits, planets, the sun and moon, and humans
Analysis Australian
Notes Originally published: Penguin Books Australia, 1992
Audience For primary school age
Notes Originally published Penguin Books Australia, 1992
© 1992 Sally Morgan
Subject Animals -- Australia -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.
Nature stories.
Australian fiction.
Animals -- Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile fiction.
Nature stories, Australian.
Children's stories, Australian.
Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Indigenous peoples.
Crocodiles -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories
Children's stories
Short stories
Short stories.
Juvenile works.
Illustrated works.
ISBN 9781921720659 paperback