The Choc-o-dile

This poem is for Project OpenBook, a community-built children’s book.  Details below.

Project OpenBook: TheChocodile

Meet the world’s last chocodile.
He wouldn’t hurt a fly.
Sit with me and watch a while
And soon you’ll find out why.

This is no normal reptile.
He will not bite your duff.
Chocolate milk is more his style,
Poured over Cocoa Puffs.

The only animal he’d ever eat
Is a chocolate-covered bunny.
The only eggs he’d ever beat
Are chocolate, filled with honey.

Brownies, fudge and chocolate chips,
He dips them in hot cocoa.
And when the cocoa hits his lips
The chocodile goes loco.

Years of tracking the chocodile
And now the moment of truth.
Watch him open wide to smile
And reveal his last sweet tooth.

Phil HausslerWritten by Phil Haussler.
Illustrated by Brad Sneed.
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  • Reid

    Very, very nice Herr Haussler.

  • Hey Seth
    Re: saving it up... We've got a few months worth of poems to try to get things off the ground (posting ~2 to 3 poems per week).

    I hope Leo works Loco into his everyday vocabulary. Living with you, he needs to know that one...

    Now get over to the http://projectopenbook.ning.co... and get started! I know you've got some stuff knocking around inside that marble of yours.

    Phil

  • finestack

    Hello Phil Silverstein!! Nice work. Have you been saving this up? Am already geekd up to answer Leo's inevitable first question tomorrow: "Loco? what does that mean, Daddy?" Crazy like a croc.

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