Written and illustrated by André François
Translated from French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick
A New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book of 1956
Originally published in 1956, Crocodile Tears is a picture book from the famous graphic designer and illustrator André François that tells how to catch a crocodile by going to Egypt. And it tells how to get a crocodile home, and even what happens after that! A smart, fun, gorgeous classic! Ages 2-8.
André François was a French graphic designer and illustrator, who lived in New York City for a time and did many covers for The New Yorker . He also studied with Picasso and created many cartoons and picture books. Little Boy Brown (1949) was his first picture book to be published in the US.
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