In old days in a certain village, there was a strange accident involving an old woman who was turned into a fierce creature. The creature had a long and sturdy tail, four short legs, clawed webbed feet, powerful jaws and conical teeth. Its skin was thick and rough.
Read in this modern legend about the origin of the crocodile and expression "crocodile tears."
Story by: Segundo D. Matias, Jr.
Illustrations by: Rowen T. Agarao
Filipino and English. Ages 8 and up.
Tags: crocodile, legend, values, lying, honour, crocodile tears