Elisa Kleven's beloved little blue crocodile, Ernst, stars in this story about two brothers. While sensible Sol collects things like feathers and shells, Ernst has a more whimsical approach: He wants to collect puddles and all they reflect--clouds, stripes, colors, and stars. Ernst's imagination soars once he begins his amazing collection.
Two brothers have very different ideas about what to collect--one likes bottlecaps, the other likes...puddles! Elisa Kleven's second book featuring Ernst, the inquisitive crocodile. Previous editions sold 28,000 copiesWill appeal to budding naturalists and collectors.
ELISA KLEVEN writes and illustrates picture books because she's never outgrown a deep childhood urge to enter a magical world. Elisa and her family live in Albany, California. To date, she has written and illustrated thirteen books and illustrated fifteen others.