• Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional?

The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside from your poetic name, I’m afraid you’re a very ordinary crow.”

That night Zanzibar decides: “I haven’t done anything remarkable yet, but it’s never too late!” He comes up with an idea for an incredible feat. First he must find a camel…

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2019
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 72
Publication Date 2019-09-03
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV019000, JUV068000, JUV043000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.75 x 8
Lexile 480
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


School Library Journal

“A sweet and quick read. Purchase to enhance most collections.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“This story about finding the extraordinary in everyone gives readers something to crow about.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author, Illustrator: Catharina Valckx

Catharina Valckx has written and illustrated more than thirty books and been nominated four times for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Her books are published in eleven languages and have won numerous awards.