Winston & George

Winston & George

Book - 2014
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Gorgeously illustrated, this is the story of a crocodile and a crocodile bird. These animals exist in a symbiotic relationship. Crocodile birds pick leeches and lice from the crocodile's skin and cry out whenever they see danger. In this story, Winston is a patient crocodile, George is a prankster, and their story is both sweet and dramatic.

John Miller spent much of his youth tramping about the woods and swamps of Morris County, New Jersey. Later, these adventures inspired his children's books and articles.

Giuliano Cucco was an artist and illustrator. He and his wife were killed in a traffic accident in Rome in 2006. He is survived by a son and two grandchildren.


Publisher: New York :, Enchanted Lion Books,, ©2014.
ISBN: 9781592701452
Branch Call Number: Z MIL
Characteristics: 47 pages : colour illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Cucco, Giuliano 1929-2006,- Illustrator
Alternative Title: Winston and George

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nypl_morningside_heights Sep 08, 2014

A good story about two friends and their adventures. One of whom like to play pranks. Story worked well at story time.

JCLChristiH Aug 28, 2014

Beautiful illustrations. The story reminds me of a hybrid grafting of "Bill and Pete" and the "Boy Who Cried Wolf".

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