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Mississippi Reads: July 2, 2017

Jackson Clarion Ledger
“Princess Cora and the Crocodile,” Laura Amy Schlitz; Brian Floca, Candlewick. 5. “Wonder,” R. J. Palacio, Knopf. — Compiled by University Press of Mississippi. Reported by Bay Window Books (Brandon); Lemuria Books (Jackson); Main Street Books ...

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Professor: Great Summer Reads for Kids of All Ages

Tennessee Today
Princess Cora and the Crocodile, written by Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrated by Brian Floca. When Princess Cora asks for help from her fairy godmother, she doesn't expect a crocodile! But the croc and Cora change places and everyone learns a thing or two.

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She Persisted: Girls Find a Way to Live on Their Own Terms

New York Times
Laura Amy Schlitz's witty writing matches perfectly with the energetic watercolors by Brian Floca, who won the Caldecott Medal for “Locomotive.” I dare you not to laugh at the pink-frocked reptile desperately trying to jump rope. In the end the adults ...

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In Conversation: Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca

Publishers Weekly
What do you get when you pair a Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist? In the case of author Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrator Brian Floca, the answer is Princess Cora and the Crocodile: a slapstick fairy tale, starring a princess-in-training whose ...

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