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'A highly diverting picture book about an agreeable pet boa constrictor that earns the affection and gratitude of a French village.' —BL. 'Children will love it.' —H.

Notable Children's Books of 1940–1959 (ALA)
1959 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
A Reading Rainbow Selection
1958 Children's Spring Book Festival Prize (NY Herald Tribune)

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'A highly diverting picture book about an agreeable pet boa constrictor that earns the affection and gratitude of a French village.' —BL. 'Children will love it.' —H.

Notable Children's Books of 1940–1959 (ALA)
1959 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
A Reading Rainbow Selection
1958 Children's Spring Book Festival Prize (NY Herald Tribune)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060261818
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Publication date: 10/1/1987
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.32 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2013

    So creative and surprising.

    Tomi Ungerer is a wonderful illustrator and the story is wonderful on many levels. Besides introducing a surprising pet-a boa constrictor-there is also an introduction to the alphabet.

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  • Posted April 20, 2009

    like it very much

    My 5 year old daughter likes this funny story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2005

    I love this book!!

    As a child my parents would read Crictor every night before bed. During a recent move, I discovered my beloved book, except the inner pages had gotten destroyed. I am soo glad BN had this book for sale!! Now I can read it to my own kids at bedtime. :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2000

    An Undeniable Favorite

    I enjoyed this book as a child and now again as an Elementary Teacher. It's a wonderful adventure into the life of an exotic, interesting woman and her pet snake. The situations the snake gets into are sure to hold children's interest. I highly recommend this for all creative, curious, animal loving kids and adults!

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    Posted December 1, 2008

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