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The watermelon seed

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New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2013.
1st ed.
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
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Greg Pizzoli's beloved Geisel Award-winning gem playfully taps kids' classic question about what could happen if they swallow a seed. Crocodile loves watermelon, but what will happen when his greatest fear of swallowing a watermelon seed comes to pass? Will vines sprout out his ears? Will his skin turn pink? Only one thing is certain: his wild imagination will have kids laughing out loud and begging for another read. With perfect comic pacing, bold color and dynamic sense of design, three-time Theodor Seuss Geisel Award recipient Greg Pizzoli's picture book debut transforms this familiar childhood anxiety into a contemporary classic read-aloud perfect for fans of I Want My Hat Back . * "[A]n expert debut."-- Publishers Weekly (starred review) * "Children will love this hilarious book. The story has broad appeal, making it a great first purchase."-- School Library Journal (starred review) Don't miss these other favorite books by Greg Pizzoli: The Book Hog Good Night Owl Number One Sam Templeton Gets His Wish This Story is for You The Twelve Days of Christmas
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After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Pizzoli, G. (2013). The watermelon seed. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books.

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Pizzoli, Greg. 2013. The Watermelon Seed. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Pizzoli, Greg, The Watermelon Seed. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books, 2013.

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Pizzoli, Greg. The Watermelon Seed. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books, 2013. Print.

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