Damon the Caiman by David Dvorkin
Approx. 3,040 words.
Published on May 1, 2010.
Damon is a lucky caiman. He's happy in his comfortable swamp, and his best friend is a human boy, Joey. But when the swamp is threatened with destruction, Joey and Damon must deal with the world outside the swamp and teach the grownups how important the swamp and Damon both are. A story in rhyming verse for children ages 6-10.
Illustrated by Glenda Felbush.