Arthur Dorros Alligator Shoes

ISBN 13: 9780606039949

Alligator Shoes

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Alvin the alligator enjoys watching people's feet, and he decides he must have shoes since all the feet he sees have shoes

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About the Author:

Arthur Dorros has enjoyed words, pictures, and books for as long as he can remember. A photograph taken when he was one and a half years old shows him eating a few. Some of his later experiences led to his creating books. When he was four years old he sat on the tail of a ten-foot long alligator. Fortunately the alligator had been well fed. Out of that adventure grew one of his first published books, ALLIGATOR SHOES.

Since 1980, he has written and/or illustrated numerous popular titles about a broad variety of subjects from nonfiction, concept science books, to high-flying stories such as the award-winning ABUELA. Before he started making books he did many things: he worked as a carpenter, teacher, farm worker, longshoreman, and photographer at various times. He loves to travel, learning about and meeting people, and discovering similarities and differences around the world. As a writer and illustrator he brings what he finds into his books. Mr. Dorros and his son currently live in Seattle, Washington.

In addition to the much-appreciated reactions of his readers, his works have been selected as Reading Rainbow Books, ALA Notable Book, American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, NCSS Notable Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies, Parent's Choice Award, Storytime Public TV Selection, and "Booklist" Editors' Choice, among other commendations.

He thinks of a good writer or illustrator as a detective with all senses alert, always on the lookout for the clues that help put the whole story together. He feels that everyone has stories to tell, and enjoys working with both adults and children to find the stories each of us has for the telling.

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Praise for Alligator Shoes

"It's funny immediately."—The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Dorros [has] a genuine, offhand comic talent."—Kirkus Reviews

"In this zany story, the surprise ending carries an artfully-hidden message."—The Weekly Washington

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Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780140547344: Alligator Shoes (Reading Rainbow)

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ISBN 10:  0140547347 ISBN 13:  9780140547344
Publisher: Puffin Books, 1992
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9780525444282: Alligator Shoes: 2 (Reading Rainbow Book)

Puffin, 1988
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9780525440017: Alligator Shoes: 2

Dutton..., 1982
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