Bill and Pete to the Rescue

by Tomie dePaola (Author) Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)

Bill and Pete to the Rescue
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

When Little Jane Allison Crocodile is kidnapped by the Bad Guy's Big Bad Brother from Louisiana, Bill and his bird buddy Pete head to the rescue. But Pete gets caught by the Rich Lady and it's up to Bill to save the day.

Kids and parents everywhere will love Tomie dePaola's hilarious new episode featuring the Egyptian pair's first visit to the United States.

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Publishers Weekly

In this third book in the series, the crocodiles find themselves relocated from the banks of the Nile to New Orleans. "Readers will delight in this dynamic duo and will happily accompany them to any continent," said PW. Ages 4-8. (Apr.) Copyright 2001 Publishers Weekly Used with permission.

Review quotes

"[A] full-blown, dramatic plot...fresh in its palette and in its sense of fun. This picture book offers characters to care about, troubles to confound them, comic relief along the way, and a happy ending to revel in." —Booklist, boxed review
Tomie dePaola
Best known for his award-winning picture book Strega Nona and for the 26 Fairmount Avenue series of chapter books, Tomie dePaola is one of the most prolific -- and beloved -- author/illustrators in the field of children's literature.
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Guided Reading Level
Puffin Books
Publication date
April 20, 2001
Picture Puffin Books
BISAC categories
JUV000000 - Juvenile Fiction | General
Library of Congress categories
Endangered species
Bill (Fictitious character: De Paola)
Pete (Fictitious character: De Paola)

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