Roald Dahl

The Enormous Crocodile

Sections: Information | Description | Fun Stuff | Covers | BulgarianChinese, Dutch, EstonianFrenchNorwegian, Russian, Spanish, and Welsh Covers


  • First editions:
    • Alfred Knopf, 1978, USA.
    • Jonathan Cape, 1978, Great Britain.
  • Illustrated by: Quentin Blake
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The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!

Fun Stuff

The Enormous Crocodile Quiz



Bulgarian Covers – Огромният крокодил

Chinese Covers

Dutch Covers – De Reuzenkrokodil

Estonian Covers – Koletu Krokodill

French Covers – L’énorme crocodile

Norwegian Covers

Russian Covers – Огромный Крокодил

Spanish Covers – ¡Qué asco de bichos! El cocodrilo enorme

Welsh Covers – Y Crocodeil Anferthol