Monday, May 8, 2017

Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz illustrated Brian Floca

Being a princess is wearisome.  Cora would love to spend a day without being trained in something or being bathed.  In frustration, Cora writes to her fairy godmother, asking for help.  Her fairy godmother sends her a crocodile.  Cora then experiences a wonderful day full of climbing trees, picking strawberries and playing in the woods.
Will her parents and nanny learn their lesson from the crocodile and permit Cora to live a less structured life?
Delightful (love the illustrations!)!
A chapter book that is perfect for reluctant readers or readers who are building stamina.
Strategies: monitoring (double plot line), check for understanding
-Borrowed from the library.

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