Children and Young Adults
Picture Book

Ragnar Aalbu
Ragnar Aalbu

Crocodile in The Tree
Krokodille i treet

The little red crocodile is out walking in the mist. Crocodile likes mist, and this is a really misty day! But suddenly he is scared by something that looks like a wolf, and oops! Little Crocodile is high up in a high tree.

Despite its apparent simplicity and spontaneity, on one level this picture-book is a dream-like allegory of belonging and alienation, while on a more concrete, down-to-earth level it is mostly about getting away safely from a tight corner.

Nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize 2016.

Aalbu krokodille i treet hd

‘Aalbu communicates confidently, using humour in both the text and the pictures.’

Østlands-Posten

‘’This is not the first time Ragnar Aalbu has played with literary references and operated on several levels simultaneously. (…) The simple text and the clear colours are a pleasure to behold.’

Barnebokkritikk.no

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Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Frankfurt 2019