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Rockabye Crocodile: A Folktale from the Philippines by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]

Rockabye CrocodileAmabel and Nettie are two elderly boars who live in the jungle. Amabel is nice, Nettie is mean. Amabel is rewarded for her goodness, especially by the mother crocodile whose baby Amabel cares for. When Nettie hears of Amabel’s good fortune, she rudely demands her share, only to be punished for her selfish greed.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Children

Published: 1988


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