Suburb Crocodiles

A story about paying attention

Original Title: Vorstadtkrokodile

Recommended age group: 10 +
Paperback, 160 pages, 12.5 x 18.3 cm, 4.9 x 7.2 in., 20 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-570-21665-1
€ 6.99 [D] | € 7.20 [A] | CHF 10.50 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: cbj Kinderbücher

Date of publication: September 4, 2006
This title is available.


Rights sold to: Bulgaria, China (Yilin), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Korea, Slovakia, Spain (Catalan), Sweden, Thailand, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Turkey

Max  von der Grün - Suburb Crocodiles


A classic children's book – an ageless story about friendship, courage and trust

Hannes, who lives with his young single mother, wants more than anything else to be allowed to join the coolest of the boy gangs in town, the Suburban Crocodiles. During the necessary test of courage, however, his life is in danger. He is only rescued in the nick of time, thanks to Kai's help, who would also love to join the gang. The problem is, that Kai is in a wheelchair and for the children no more than a "spaz" who can't even run away when things get dicey. When Kai sees a burglary one night, he suddenly becomes interesting for the Crocodiles, for he is their only witness …

Volumes 1-3 of the "Suburban Crocodiles" have been made into successful films. For more information go to


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