The Great Frog Race

The Great Frog Race Cover

The Great Frog Race

And Other Poems

By Kristine O'Connell George; Kate Kiesler (Illustrator); Myra Cohn Livingston (Introduction by)

Clarion Books, Paperback, 9780618604784, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005


A fresh collection of twenty-eight poems about a girl living in the country.

About the Author
Kristine O'Connell George is an acclaimed poet who conducts poetry workshops for children and also for teachers. She lives with her family in Southern California.

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including THE GREAT FROG RACE AND OTHER POEMS. She lives in Frisco, Colorado.

Praise For The Great Frog Race

"The soft, full-and-double-page scenes are evocative and inviting, featuring a comfortably homely cast of boys and girls. For personal enjoyment, reading aloud, and encouraging children in the writing of poetry -- this offering has lots of uses." School Library Journal, Starred