Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can't swim! How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard. Trouble is, Crocodile is hungry too—for Monkey! Will clever Monkey come up with a way to get the mangoes and escape Crocodile's sharp teeth? The Caldecott-winning artist and ace storyteller Gerald McDermott brings the vibrant colors of India to this telling of a classic trickster tale.