What Time Is It, Mr. Crocodile?, by Judy Sierra, is a fun book for children learning to tell time. Mr. Crocodile’s hilarious antics with the monkeys in this book will have you and your child laughing! On each page, the monkeys ask Mr. Crocodile what time it is. He tells them in rhyming verse, while the reader can look at the clock and read the time. We won’t spoil the twist in the story that makes Mr. Crocodile change his schedule. You and your child can read to find out the change!
Note: This book could also be used in primary grades to teach editing marks. Mr. Crocodile’s change of schedule involves editing and revising which could be pointed out to children as they are learning about writing.
*What do you think is the funniest thing in this book?
*What rhyming words did you hear?
*What’s your favorite time of the day?