Foreword Reviews

Starred Review:

A Crocodile in the Family

A bright, warm palette streaked with pencil lines and fine brushstrokes enhances this poignant story of looking beyond differences to find unconditional love. When a family of birds adopts an abandoned egg in the forest, they are not expecting a crocodile, but they welcome him regardless. The other animals are confused and speculate why they would keep him—for his beauty? For his strength?—before Croccy’s family explains the simple truth: “Because he belongs with us.”

Reviewed by Danielle Ballantyne

Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The publisher of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer. No fee was paid by the publisher for this review. Foreword Reviews only recommends books that we love. Foreword Magazine, Inc. is disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Load Next Review