We are so happy that author and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka is joining us as special guest star for this edition of Saturday Storytime! He'll be drawing for us, and signing copies of his new book, Croc & Turtle. This event is aimed at kids 3 and up, and is free and open to the public. Winter blahs? Watch them disappear during Saturday Storytime.
Croc & Turtle gives you the chance to meet Croc! He is the strongest and fastest crocodile around. An meet Turtle! He agrees that Croc is the strongest and fastest. But what happens when Elephant lifts that heavy rock with ease? And when Cheetah speeds on by? Croc and Turtle might not be the strongest or the fastest, but they're definitely the best at something even more important. Introducing an utterly charming new duo, this humorous and heartwarming adventure will delight readers of all ages.
"Wohnoutka's good-natured tale of competition . . . is a great addition to storytime collections. . . . These reptiles with a rockin' relationship will win fans." --Kirkus Reviews
"Characterized by gentle colors and uncluttered pages, gouache paintings by Wohnoutka (Moo!) capture an innocent and uncomplicated friendship between two likable best buds." --Publishers Weekly
Mike Wohnoutka is the author and illustrator of Dad's First Day and the illustrator of many books, including Moo!, which received two starred reviews and was chosen as an ALA Notable book and by the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books as a Blue Ribbon selection; Can't Sleep Without Sheep; Just Like My Papa; and Stay Close to Mama. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Mike lives with his wife and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Find out more at www.mikewohnoutka.com.
For fans of Penguin and Pinecone, this adorable new duo will warm your heart and tickle your funny bone.
Meet Croc! He is the strongest and fastest crocodile around.
Meet Turtle! He agrees that Croc is the strongest and fastest.
But what happens when Elephant lifts that heavy rock with ease? And when Cheetah speeds on by?