Growing Frogs

Growing Frogs

by Vivian French and Alison Bartlett

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/04/2003

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"Part picture book for pleasure reading. . . . and part practical how-to, this dramatic account is the next best thing to setting up a hatchery of your own." -- Family Fun

When a mother brings her daughter to a pond to collect some frog spawn, the little girl isn't sure what to expect. Day after day she checks on the jellylike bubbles until the black dots in their centers turn into slippery tadpoles, sprouting bumps that turn to stumps that become legs with webby feet. The engaging narrative and colorful illustrations accurately evoke each stage of a frog's growth, in a story that will inspire children to roll up their sleeves and experience firsthand the wonders of the natural world.
Back matter includes an index.
ISBN:
9780763620523
9780763620523
Category:
Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-04-2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
29
Dimensions (mm):
244x224x5mm
Weight:
0.16kg
Vivian French

Vivian French is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written more than 250 books during the course of her career, including Caterpillar, Butterfly, The Tales from the Five Kingdoms series and Yucky Worms.

Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World and junior fiction The Adventures of Alfie Onion, The Cherry Pie Princess and The Witches' Midnight Feast.

Vivian teaches on the illustration course at Edinburgh School of Art, and helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh

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