Crictor

Crictor

Book - 1958
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'A highly diverting picture book about an agreeable pet boa constrictor that earns the affection and gratitude of a French village.' --BL. 'Children will love it.' --H.

Notable Children's Books of 1940-1959 (ALA)
1959 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
A Reading Rainbow Selection
1958 Children's Spring Book Festival Prize (NY Herald Tribune)

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1958.
ISBN: 9780064430449
0064430448
Characteristics: [32] pages :,color illustrations

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ehm_chen
Aug 03, 2014

Very charming story about a woman who gets a boa for a gift, and how the snake is a terrific companion, helps the woman at her job, lends a hand with the kids in the community.

Curveball mid-book (spoiler alert): a knife-weilding burglar breaks into the woman's apartment, gags & ties her up but then is attacked / constricted by the boa until a gun-pointing police officer arrives — all these events are shown in the illustrations too. Probably not totally appropriate to have read to my 3-yr-old — oops.

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