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The Prince of the Pond

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The Prince of the Pond

Otherwise Known as de Fawg Pin

By Donna Jo Napoli

Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780140371512, 160pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1994

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Description
From the author of The Magic Circle, Zel, and Stones in Water.
Who is that handsome green stranger?None of the pond dwellers has ever seen the peculiar new frog before. They found him sitting in a pile of human clothes outside the hag's house. What a strange frog he is He gets his feet tangled when he tries to jump, he refuses to eat bugs, and he can t tell a toad from a frog. He calls himself De Fawg Pin, and he's about to turn pond life topsy-turvy
The frog prince motif has inspired many books, but few as original as this novel. Booklist
An animal fantasy that fairy tale readers will relish. Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review.


About the Author
Donna Jo Napoli is the author of many books for children and young adults including, The Magic Circle, Zel, andStones in Water. She has won numerous awards, including the Golden Kite Award and the Sydney Taylor Award forStones in Water."
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