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In classic picture books like Frederick and Fish is Fish, Leo Lionni has shown that it is possible to deal with quite difficult ideas like the role of the artist in society and the value of coming to terms with who and what you are in a way that young children find enjoyable and accessible. The hero of his latest fable is Cornelius, a crocodile who is born walking upright and so can see things 'no other crocodile had ever seen before.' What's more he likes to learn new things. The response of all the other crocodiles is 'So what?' --- at least until they think Cornelius isn't looking. No need to spell out the meaning --- read it and let it lie. Collage pictures with strong expressive shapes.