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Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, a young coyote pup. Find out what makes Andy even crabbier! They spend lots of time not catching rabbits, falling over cliffs, and trying to decide the difference between an owl and a bear. A perfect bridge between picture books and text-heavy chapter books.


Cousin Joan cannot get a moment’s peace to read — young Rosa and Willy will not stop their sibling bickering!  They finally settle down when Joan tells them some stories about two little alligators who fight just the same.


I know everyone loves Willem’s “Don’t Let the Pigeon…” books, but me, I’m way more fond of this and several of his others I’ve posted on the blog.  From the book jacket:

“6½ stories about 2 surprising friends. Having a stuffed alligator for a best friend can be surprising.  Sometimes Amanda surprises her alligator with books.  Sometimes Alligator surprises Amanda by eating them.  But what happens when Amanda brings home a special—and not entirely welcome—surprise?  The result might be unexpected indeed.”



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