Daffodil, Crocodile (review)

  title={Daffodil, Crocodile (review)},
  author={Deborah Stevenson},
  journal={Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books},
  pages={422 - 422}
Identical triplet Daffodil (from Daffodil, BCCB 7/04) is increasingly tired of being a “pretty little, clean little flower of a girl” who’s considered to be interchangeable with her sisters, Rose and Violet. Rescue comes in the form of Daffodil’s mother’s art project, a papier-mâché crocodile head; when Daffodil puts it on, she becomes a crocodile of high-spirited adventure and gleeful misbehavior (“Violet and Rose had a tea party, and the crocodile ate the guests”), making a statement about… CONTINUE READING