The Watermelon Seed eBook – Andy-palmer.co.uk


The Watermelon Seed I just loved this book.I JUST LOVED THIS BOOK Our main character is an adorable and slightly neurotic little crocodile with a lifelong obsession for that red and green juicy fruit Look how lovable is this guy Is there a plush yet As Crocodile explains, Ever since I was a teeny, tiny baby crocodile, it s been my favorite CHOMP SLURP CHOMP Basically, he loves watermelon in the same way Popeye loves spinach or Homer Simpson loves donuts.Anyone with kids in their life can relate to the si I just loved this book.I JUST LOVED THIS BOOK Our main character is an adorable and slightly neurotic little crocodile with a lifelong obsession for that red and green juicy fruit Look how lovable is this guy Is there a plush yet As Crocodile explains, Ever since I was a teeny, tiny baby crocodile, it s been my favorite CHOMP SLURP CHOMP Basically, he loves watermelon in the same way Popeye loves spinach or Homer Simpson loves donuts.Anyone with kids in their life can relate to the singular focus for a favorite thing.But everything changes when Crocodile swallows a seed, with Pizzoli s art doing a great job selling the worry that s come over our poor hero.Oh no Poor little guy..From here, Croc s imagination takes over, with excellent pacing from writer artist Greg Pizzoli Croc doesn t want vines in his ears or to become part of a fruit salad What will happen to our poor little green friend This book was SO much fun to read in storytime If you enjoy reading in a funny, worried and relieved voice, this book is for you I use it in toddler and preschool storytimes and it held their attention throughout The illustrations are adorable, vivid and simple enough for them all to see and understand I had them pretend to hold a watermelon and eat along with the main character make sure to act out for them how HEAVY the fruit is , even pretending to spit out a seed at the end which luckily didn t result in any real spit The kids laughed, the parents laughed and I ll be using this book again and again Bonus Here s a photo of me getting The Watermelon Seed signed by Pizzoli kit Twitter Tumblr Why Oh why I never had such adorable characters in colorful books in my childhood This book was funny cute Really love the adorable illustrations Here is the book Why Oh why I never had such adorable characters in colorful books in my childhood This book was funny cute Really love the adorable illustrations Here is the book Incredible illustrations with a lovely color scheme accompany a cute story of an alligator who panics after swallowing a seed. What happens when you swallow a watermelon seed Does it grow Does it stay there Goodness I hope not I ve swallowed many, many seeds in my life DThe Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli shows readers just how big a little seed of worry can grow.Crocodile loves watermelon I mean LOVES I like it for breakfast,I like it for lunch.I like a big salty slabfor dinner and I LOVE it for dessert But when a watermelon seed ends up in his belly, his imagination and fear runs wild creating all sorts of cr What happens when you swallow a watermelon seed Does it grow Does it stay there Goodness I hope not I ve swallowed many, many seeds in my life DThe Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli shows readers just how big a little seed of worry can grow.Crocodile loves watermelon I mean LOVES I like it for breakfast,I like it for lunch.I like a big salty slabfor dinner and I LOVE it for dessert But when a watermelon seed ends up in his belly, his imagination and fear runs wild creating all sorts of crazy outcomes for the seed and his belly Is it enough to scare him away from watermelons forever We all worry, get nervous and allow our imaginations to feed into our worry Crocodile s tale may help young readers get through those fears with a laugh and a smile Great Gulp and Chomp words to read aloud add to the fun A fun tale to help settle the nerves Such a fun picture book and perfect for this time of year So funny I have read this five times in the last three days with grades K 3, and they adore it. With Perfect Comic Pacing, Greg Pizzoli Introduces Us To One Funny Crocodile Who Has One Big Fear Swallowing A Watermelon Seed What Will He Do When His Greatest Fear Is Realized Will Vines Sprout Out His Ears Will His Skin Turn Pink This Crocodile Has A Wild Imagination That Kids Will Love With Bold Color And Beautiful Sense Of Design, Greg Pizzoli S Picture Book Debut Takes This Familiar Childhood Worry And Gives Us A True Gem In The Vein Of I Want My Hat Back And Not A Box This is a big hit with Pre schoolers at story time The Watermelon Seed By Greg Pizzoli is humorous, light hearted and fun to read My sons love this book This Alligator loves watermelon and has a flair for the dramatic Have you ever feared what might happen if you swallow a watermelon seed Well the poor character in this book does, and watching him work through the anxiety of the moment is quite entertaining The illustrations are simple, colorful and make the character come alive Geisel Award Winner This humorous children s books is about a young alligator and its favorite food, watermelon The book starts with the alligator saying how much he love watermelon and how he loves to eat it for every meal of the day Untilthe young alligator swallows a watermelon seed The alligator thinks of all of the bad things that could happen to him because he swallowed the seed In the end he ends up burping up the watermelon seed and eating watermelon again Two literary elements that I would conside This humorous children s books is about a young alligator and its favorite food, watermelon The book starts with the alligator saying how much he love watermelon and how he loves to eat it for every meal of the day Untilthe young alligator swallows a watermelon seed The alligator thinks of all of the bad things that could happen to him because he swallowed the seed In the end he ends up burping up the watermelon seed and eating watermelon again Two literary elements that I would consider noteworthy for this book are presentation and characterization I choose presentation for a literary element because the way the book is designed through the colors, representing a watermelon, the illustrations that are on the inside pages both front and back, and the use of space on each of the pages I think that the characterization is also noteworthy in the book because even though the main character is an alligator, the human characteristics of the alligator are very realistic and relatable This book is considered to be fictional because it is a make believe story with a human like animal character It is also considered a book for beginners because the story plot is easy for children to comprehend and the illustrations on the page are simple and not too complex Two ways that I would use the book for children to respond to it would be in Science and creative arts For science, you could have a sensory table with pieces of watermelon and have the children try to pick of the seeds on the watermelon and feel the textures of the skin, the insides, and the seeds of the watermelon For creative arts, you could have the children act out the book through dramatic play


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