Paperback edition of the first in a new series of picture books
featuring an endearing crocodile and his friend Bird, who teaches
him how to be nice. A hardback edition is also available this
month. Ages: 2+.
Tony Maddox was born in Birmingham. After beginning his working life as a graphic designer and illustrator, he realised a long held ambition when his first book, Spike the Sparrow who Couldn't Sing was published in 1989. He has now had sixteen books published including nine books about Fergus the Farmyard Dog who has become a popular character worldwide. Some of the stories have been featured on BBC Radio and Television, including the popular children's programme The Tweenies. Tony lives in Bromsgrove, Worcs. He is married with four grown-up children and eight grandchildren.