The greedy crocodile: A collection of Australian short stories
Sally Morgan writes and illustrates some of her best short stories in this amusing and entertaining compilation. Have you ever wished your brother was a fish? Or screamed so loud that the hairs of a caterpillar fell off? These are just some of the fun stories written and illustrated by Sally Morgan. The witty stories, with a folktale feel, are based around a host of characters which are Australian animals, non-native animals, spirits, planets, the sun and moon, and humans. â�¢â�¢ Written and illustrated by the award-winning Sally Morgan, who also co-wrote The Stopwatch series with her three adult children. â�¢â�¢ Some of these stories were drawn from Sallyâ��s own childhood, while others were suggested by the interests of her children, nieces and nephews. â�¢â�¢ The Greedy Crocodile has a companion title, The Flying Emu , which was published in October 2011.
Sally Morgan is both a writer and a visual artist. Sally loves animals and is passionate about the Australian bush. Sally has written books for both children and adults. Her autobiography, My Place, is an Australian classic. It has been published in a special children’s edition called Sally’s Story. Together with her adult children, Sally wrote the Stopwatch series. Sally is a respected visual artist whose work has won international acclaim. She is represented in galleries in Australia, US and elsewhere. Sally is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of northwest Western Australia.