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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Crocodile Who Wanted To Be Famous
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'A television-loving crocodile named Crafty swims from his riverside village to find fame in the big city. His arrival is front-page news all around the world! But once there, he begins to question what he really wants.' (Source: Bookseller's website)

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Notes

  • Chinese translation of the title: Xiang chu Ming De e yu
  • The story was inspired by the saltwater crocodile that visited Hong Kong, was captured after a 10-month search, and now lives in the Hong Kong Wetland Park.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is set in China, and contains parallel text in Chinese.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Chinese
Notes:
Translated from the original in English. The Chinese and English texts are on facing pages.
    • Hong Kong,
      c
      China,
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      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Sixth Finger Press ,
      2004 .
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      Extent: [40] p.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9889707535
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    China,
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    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    China,
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    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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