Published: 2005 by Penguin Books
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
Jack, home for the holidays to his family's property in Queensland Gulf Country, is lucky not to be eaten by a huge crocodile that has made its way down river during the rains. Nils Fingleton, a professional trapper is called in, and soon bags a croc, but Jack is surprised by its colour and size. The giant croc attacks Nils. Only Jack & his dog can save him.