What a delightful, happy little book by South African author Jenny Hatton. Swimming in the Sun follows a typical day at the beach with glorious illustrations by Joan Rankin.
‘Once upon a time there was a little crocodile. And this little crocodile didn’t like water.’ So begins Merino’s charming tale of a a crocodile who wants to love playing in water just like his brothers and sisters, but try as he might he just can’t take to it. Until the day he decides to force himself and something unusual happens.