Eriksson’s illustrations convey intelligence, sensitivity and amusement in the young heroine.

The New York Times (US)

Watch Out for the Crocodile

With a bit of imagination, anything can become an adventure.

Translated by Julia Marshall

Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks

  • Description

    A delightful picture book about a father and daughter’s trip into the wilderness, and how children can help parents see the world in a different way.

  • Book Details

    Country of Origin Sweden
    Reader Age 5-7 year
    Book Size

  • Reviews

    1. The New York Times (US), July 2014

      Eriksson’s illustrations convey intelligence, sensitivity and amusement in the young heroine.

    2. Tots to Teens (NZ), March 2014

      A delightful picture book.

    3. Bob’s Book Blogs (NZ), February 2014

      A picture book of childhood imagination … Lovely story told in simple text and illustrated beautifully … A great read-a-loud for juniors and a bed time story for pre-schoolers.

    4. Books for Keeps (UK), March 2014

      A warm-hearted and realistic story about a father/daughter combination! A charming and fun story.

    5. The Source (Australia/NZ), April 2014

      [The] skilful combination of text and illustration is book design of the highest order. It is also great fun.

    6. The NZ Listener, March 2013

      Toughie Tora is going camping with her dad. He’s only interested in the birds, but she’s inclined to see wild animals – plus ants, trolls and the occasional fairy – until the final pages. The author’s mother, Astrid Lindgren award-winning illustrator Eva Eriksson, whimsically integrates imaginary creatures into real-life landscapes.

    7. Parents In Touch (UK), February 2014

      The delicate illustrations echo the feel of the book beautifully and give lots to look at and discuss.

    8. The Golden Adventures of a Very Dark Horse Blog, February 2014

      This story says so much about the distinctly different worlds adults and children inhabit… I love love looooooved that this story features a father/daughter adventure, of the very best kind!

    9. Kirkus Reviews (US), February 2014

      An evocative nod to the power of lateral thinking and flights of fancy.

    10. Bookrapt, February 2014

      A perceptive father and daughter story laced with humour and observations from a child’s point-of-view … Fathers will enjoy sharing this pleasure-filled story with their daughters. Who knows what journeys it will encourage them to take together?

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