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    • ISBN:9781444908244
    • Publication date:07 Mar 2019

Frockodile

By Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

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Cliff the croc wants to wear a dress - but will his father approve?

Celebrating acceptance and being who you really are, this joyful story is about Cliff, the crocodile who wants to wear a dress.

When the hyenas laugh at Cliff, he pretends he's dressing up for a play. But no play exists! Luckily his friend Freddy comes to the rescue and creates a show for Cliff to star in. But what will his dad say when he sees him?

A funny story about inclusion and supporting your friends and family illustrated with exuberance.

Jeanne Willis is an award-winning author who has written over 150 books, including The Bog Baby, the Paddington Movie novelisation and Tadpole's Promise.

Biographical Notes

Jeanne Willis (Author)
Jeanne Willis is an award-winning, internationally bestselling author, whose titles include I Hate School, I Want to Be a Cowgirl and Don't Let Go. Jeanne lives in London.

Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
Steph Laberis is a character designer and illustrator who specializes in creating art for animation & children's books. Among others, she has worked for DreamWorks TV, Hasbro, Nick Jr. and Disney Jr.

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  • ISBN: 9781444933161
  • Publication date: 01 Nov 2018
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  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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