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The Alligator Under the House

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Cajun, Folk Tale


Natalie Savage

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 1, Num 4, Dec 1973

Story Summary

After the sky opened up and flooded most of bayou country, the old pop eyed alligator got stuck under Grandpa Suggs' house. Nobody could think of a good way to get him out until the alligator himself decided to turn a somersault and get his nose pointed in the right direction.