Author(s): Jo Lodge
Mr Croc loves music. He likes practising his tooting trumpet, his rattling maracas and his screechy violin. But which is his favourite musical instrument? Will it be the noisiest of all? Since he was created, Mr Croc has sold over a million books worldwide. Children love playing instruments from a young age and music is a strong pre-school theme. This fabulous Mr Croc book with pop-ups and flaps will keep small hands busy for hours! Other books in this bestselling series include: Land Ahoy, Mr Croc, Ready or Not, Mr Croc?, Come and Play, Mr Croc, Sleepy or Not, Mr Croc?, Wiggle, Jump, Stomp, Mr Croc?, Scared or Not, Mr Croc? 'Jo Lodge's delightful Mr Croc series...boasts fabulous pop-ups...' The Observer
Jo Lodge is an illustrator and paper engineer and was greatly influenced by her artistic parents - her mother, Maureen Roffey, an illustrator, and her father Bernard Lodge, a graphic designer. Jo graduated with a fashion degree from Kingston and worked for a knitwear company designing their main collection and consulting on projects for Next, Marks & Spencer and Saks Fifth Avenue. Her first books were published by Rod Campbell and her boldly coloured animal characters have been used in a range of series. Jo was nominated for the Sainsbury's Baby Book Award in 2001 and was finalist for the Sheffield Baby Book Award in 2007. Jo is also the creator of the new brilliantly interactive Little Roar series.