This single-volume edition gathers four of the most famous animal stories by Caldecott-winning author and illustrator Roger Duvoisin, the creator of Petunia, the famous silly goose. Richly illustrated with charming watercolor images, the tales of friendship and discovery include:The Crocodile in the Tree. A crocodile is kind and friendly, but because of his scary-looking teeth, no one wants to be friends with him ― until Bertha the duck takes him under her wing.See What I Am. Max the kitten observes as primary colors develop into secondary colors in the many-hued world of nature.Periwinkle. A lonesome giraffe, unable to communicate with other creatures, is delighted to meet a frog that speaks the same language. Both animals discover that being able to talk really isn't more important than listening. Snowy and Woody. A polar bear who's as white as the snow sets out from his Arctic home to investigate southern lands where bears are brown and grass is green.