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On The Table Read Magazine, “the best book magazine in the UK“, The Crocodile And The Plover Bird – A Rare Friendship by Faye Carruthers is a rhyming story about Crunch the crocodile needing help to clean his teeth and his new friend, the plover bird.
The Crocodile And The Plover Bird
Faye Carruthers’ debut picture book, The Crocodile And The Plover Bird, shares a story help coming from the most unlikely of places, in this case a plover bird helping the crocodile to clean his teeth. This inspiring teaches children to understand the importance of kindness, reciprocal friendships, and why we should never judge others.
With his small claws and little resources, Crunch the crocodile finds it very difficult to rid his teeth and gums of leftover food, and really needs someone to help him him clean his teeth! Setting off on a quest to find someone who will be willing to help him, he wonders if he ever find anyone? Based on a symbiotic relationship, Crunch learns that help can be found in the most unlikely of friends – and that he can help them too!
This fun and uplifting rhyming book teaches young minds that sometimes looks aren’t everything.
Having previously taught English at secondary school level, Faye Carruthers uses the full extent of her teaching background, and her passion for animals, in this entertaining and educational picture book. Perfect read for those youngsters who shy from putting their toothbrush to work at bedtime, this book is destined to be read and read again.
Faye Carruthers achieved a BA Hons degree in English Literature whilst studying in Liverpool. Her passion for literature led her to gain a PGCE in secondary education and she taught English for seven years before deciding to leap into the world of writing.
An avid animal lover and often claiming that she “preferred animals to humans as they show kindness in abundance”, this passion gave her the inspiration for her debut children’s book – The Crocodile And Plover Bird – A Rare Friendship.
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Published by Nielsen, The Crocodile and The Plover Bird is available in paperback (ISBN No: 978-1739521806) and Kindle format.
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