Croc is late for everything, even her own birthday party! She sleeps through her alarm, misses the bus, and what's worse, she has the hiccups. A surprise birthday present may be just what she needs... Young children will love the humorous rhyming text and lively illustrations in this hilarious picture book, brilliant for sharing together or for children who are beginning to read for themselves. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Also includes guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.