Claude: The White Alligator of the California Academy of Sciences

Claude the white alligator is a famous resident of the California Academy of Sciences, the historic science museum in San Francisco. But Claude wasn’t always beloved. In this nonfiction picture book, find out how during the first part of his life, the reptilian celebrity was shunned for being different, and then traveled thousands of miles to a new home across the country. Today, every year Claude attracts millions of visitors, who, like Claude, know that different is wonderful.

From Sasquatch Books/Little Bigfoot. August 2020. Illustrations by Jennifer M. Potter.